Roast Easter Ham

Pechena shynkka na velykden’

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Appears in

The New Ukrainian Cookbook

The New Ukrainian Cookbook

By Annette Ogrodnik Corona

Published 2020

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In Ukraine, this basic recipe for roast ham rests most comfortably on the Easter table. Serve with traditional accompaniments like mustards, horseradish, crunchy pickles, marinated mushrooms, and plenty of rye bread.


  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon coarse salt
  • ½ teaspoon


In a small bowl, combine the garlic, salt, black pepper, and pork broth to form a paste. Make small slits all over the roast and insert some of the paste as deep as possible into the meat. Rub the remaining paste all over the roast. Cover and refrigerate for at least 6 hours or overnight.

Preheat the oven to