Slow Cooker 5-Ingredient Ham

Looking for an easy, crowd pleasing ham recipe that can be done ahead of time or while you tend to other holiday events?  Try this delicious slow cooker 5-ingredient ham recipe. I turn on the slow cooker at the start of the day and when it’s dinner time it’s ready to eat.  Enjoy!


Adapted from ALLRECIPES.COM 2020

Author: Michelle Hanson

Michelle Hanson, MA, RD, LD is Fresh & Natural Food’s Registered Dietitian. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics with a minor in Community Health from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. She is a registered dietitian and current member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Michelle has been a nutrition consultant for numerous years as well as a nutrition research director at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.

Michelle is passionate about food and nutrition and believes in helping people find simple, realistic ways to make healthy eating a part of their everyday lifestyle.
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  1. Place ham in slow cooker.
  2. Mix pineapple chunks, mustard, honey, and garlic in a bowl. Spread over ham.
  3. Cook on low until ham is easily shredded with 2 forks, 6-8 hours.
  4. Serve on a bun or as is with mashed potatoes and vegetable.  Anything goes!

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:  594 calories ; 40 g protein (5 1/2 oz.); 9g carbohydrates; 43g fat; sodium 262mg

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