Ham Steak with Pear Topping

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

I got this from a Taste of Home cookbook. This is a quick, easy, tasty meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain pears, reserving the juice.
  2. Set the pears& juice aside In skillet, brown the ham steak on both sides in oil Remove& keep warm Drain the skillet Combine cornstarch, ginger and water until smooth Stir in reserved pear juice Add to the skillet Bring to a boil Reduce heat, simmer uncovered 1-2 minutes or until thickened Add ham and reserved pears, heat through Sprinkle with mint.
Most Helpful

This is delicious! I recently moved and don't have cornstarch or ginger (cumin, dill, and every other spice but no ginger!). I decided to omit the cornstarch and instead I chopped (and mushed) up the pears to thicken the sauce. I also used cinnamon to give it a kick and omitted the mint. I couldn't believe it still turned out fabulous. Thank you!!

stephaniefay June 28, 2009

MMMM! I love this recipe. I used fresh pears and unsweetened applejuice instead of canned pears in an attempt to try and cut some sugar. The ginger and pears together was were delicious.

islandgirl77551 August 14, 2005

This really was outstanding beyond my expectations! I would never have expected the mint to be such a great addition, but it was truly delicious. This is a quick, easty and great weeknight meal that was a hit with the whole family. We'll absolutley be repeating at my house! THANK YOU for posting it!

grrrl genius May 14, 2013