Ham and Rice with Apples - Leftover Ham Recipe
The best simple, quick, and easy, recipe for leftover ham that is healthy! Gluten-free ham and apples with rice and carrots. It's the perfect main dish comfort food for lunch or dinners.
Main Course, Main Dish
(We like basmati rice, but you could use anything.)
We have done bite-sized pieces and larger pieces. We liked bite-sized pieces better.
peeled and sliced into wedges
Combine rice and carrots. Cook according to rice package directions, using 1 1/2 cups apple juice in place of the water.
Sauté onions and ham in 1 tablespoon butter until ham is lightly browned and onions are translucent. Remove and set aside.
In the same skillet, sauté apples, brown sugar, and cinnamon until the apples are almost tender.
In a bowl, whisk cornstarch and 1 cup apple juice until it's smooth; add to the apples in the skillet. Bring to a boil, cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
Put ham and onions back in the skillet with the apples and cook until everything is hot and bubbly.
Serve ham, apples, and onions with sauce over the rice.
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