Slow Cooker Baked Ham in Cola

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recipe by Octopus Publishing https://octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    6hrs 45mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    709

Cola adds sweet balance to the salty, tender slow-cooked ham. Soak ham overnight in water before you begin, and don't forget to reduce the sauce to create a sticky glaze to drizzle over the ham and vegetables.

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019

Ingredients

  • Ham icon
    Ham
    56¾
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    1 (140g)
  • Carrot icon
    Carrot
    2 (100g)
  • Canned black beans icon
    Canned black beans
    383g (about 1)
  • Cloves icon
    Cloves
    5
  • Bay leaves icon
    Bay leaves
    2
  • Cola icon
    Cola
    3.75 cups (900ml)
  • Dark brown sugar icon
    Dark brown sugar
    1 tbsp (12g)
  • Tomato paste icon
    Tomato paste
    1 tbsp (16g)
  • English mustard icon
    English mustard
    2 tsp (11g)

Tools

  • kCook icon Saucepan
  • kCook icon Slow cooker bowl

Step preview

  1. Add ham, onion, cloves, carrot, canned black beans and bay leaves to a clean slow cooker bowl
  2. Add cola, dark brown sugar, tomato paste and English mustard to a clean saucepan
  3. Heat until just boiling while stirring occasionally
  4. Transfer sauce to slow cooker bowl and cover
  5. Cook - 6 hr 30 min, high heat
  6. Drain with sieve
  7. Boil until thickened - 10 min
  8. Serve
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