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Ham 'n' Dumplings

(2 Votes)
SERVES
6
COOK TIME
1 Hr

Apples are the perfect go-along for almost any pork dinner, especially a smoked ham. And in this dish that originated with the Pennsylvania Dutch, we get an extra treat 'cause the apples and pork are nestled in the same pot with puffy homemade dumplings. Believe it or not, the apple and pork combo is even better now!

What You'll Need:
  • 8 cups water
  • 1 (2 pounds) fully-cooked semi-boneless ham, cubed
  • 2 (6 ounce each) packages dried apples
  • 3 cups biscuit baking mix
  • 1 cup milk
What To Do:
  1. In an 8-quart soup pot, combine the water, ham, and apples over medium-high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes.

  2. In a medium-sized bowl, combine the baking mix and milk just until moistened.

  3. Uncover the soup pot and carefully drop the batter by heaping tablespoonfuls into the soup pot, making 8 dumplings. Cook, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Cover and cook for 18 to 20 more minutes, or until the dumplings are fluffy and doubled in size.

Notes

Dried apples can be found by the raisins, apricots, prunes, and other dried fruit in your supermarket.

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I love dumplings this is so easy. Thank you Mr. Foods.

Two questions. Can you use thick cut ham steak and can you use real apples? I do not like canned ham. It sounds delicious. Also, some thyme or chives in the dumplings are very good. I always make mine this way.

I would think you can use fresh apples (dried apples are real apples just dried, just like raisins are real grapes only dried), however I would reduce the water by 1-1/2 cups as the fresh apples will extract some water and I wouldn't put them in until about 20 minutes before you put the dumplings in. They won't need as long to cook as they don't need to absorb any water to rehydrate.

In this context, a semi-boneless ham is sold as such at the meat counter. Some of the bones have been removed from the leg for easier carving. The are usually a "city cured" ham, sold ready to eat, with moist, pink meat. Slice and go, so to speak. Sub leftover ham from a roast, or in a pinch, decent canned ham, trimmed of fat and "stuff".

I also would like to know what a semi boneless han is ???

look in google

What is a semi-boneless ham?

It would be like a ham steak. There is usually one small round bone in the middle.

look it up in google

In the meat department, you will find a variety of hams. Some are labeled shank cuts (and a couple of others - ask the meat dept people), anyway, it will look like a chunk of ham with a small knotty bone in the center of it. As you start to cut inti it, you will just But don't throw the ham bone away. Put it in the pot with water and boil until you have 8 cups of nice rich ham stcok, then finish the recipe. If you rnd up with more than 8 cups it freezes well for other uses.

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