Savory Sweet Ham Roast

Jamie DeMent

  • 3 to 4 lb ham roast
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbs dried sage
  • 1 tbs rosemary
  • 1 tbs kosher salt
  • olive oil and pepper to taste

Mix brown sugar, sage, rosemary, kosher salt, and pepper. Moisten rub with olive oil until it is the consistency of a paste. Rub liberally on ham roast, place in baking pan, and cover with foil. Cook in oven at 300 degrees until juices run clear (about 2 hours). Uncover and roast 15 more minutes to brown and check with meat thermometer. Serve with sautéed greens and a good pinot noir.