Weight Watchers Citrus and Cranberry Ham

Hi there, this is Stefanie with Simple Acres bringing you a classic recipe perfect for the colder holiday season! Weight Watchers Citrus and Cranberry Ham is a savory recipe. It’s simple and comes out perfectly every time.  This Weight Watchers citrus and cranberry ham is a snap to make.  There are 5 Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points in each serving of this delicious ham. This Weight Watchers citrus and cranberry ham is a snap to make.  There are 5 Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points in each serving of this delicious ham.

Is this a healthy recipe?

My Weight Watchers citrus and cranberry ham can be a part of your healthy lifestyle. When enjoying classic recipes choosing leaner options and maintaining good portion control is the key to success. You can pair this recipe will low point sides. Many vegetables are free on the Smart Points program so you won’t have to stress about finding ways to fit this recipe into your healthy lifestyle! This Weight Watchers citrus and cranberry ham is a snap to make.  There are 5 Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points in each serving of this delicious ham.

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Let me show you how to make this savory entree, once you try this you will be a fan! This Weight Watchers citrus and cranberry ham is a snap to make.  There are 5 Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points in each serving of this delicious ham.

Ingredients for Weight Watchers citrus and cranberry ham:

  • 4 Tbsp fresh squeezed orange juice or store bought orange juice
  • 1/2 cup canned cranberry sauce
  • 1-2 Tbsp whole cloves
  • 3 pounds of lean ham
  • 3 mandarin oranges cut into wedges
  • 3 Tbsp light brown sugar

This Weight Watchers citrus and cranberry ham is a snap to make.  There are 5 Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points in each serving of this delicious ham.

How to make Weight Watchers citrus and cranberry ham:

  1. Turn oven on 375 degrees F.
  2. Over low heat add juice, cranberry sauce, brown sugar in a small sauce pan and mix until blended, warmed and melted down. This is your glaze. Set it aside.
  3. Place your ham in a cooking pan and push whole cloves into the top of it.
  4. Drizzle 2/3 of the glaze over the ham and bake for 45 -60 min.
  5. Every 15 min of cooking you can brush the remaining glaze on and squeeze extra orange juice from the mandarin oranges.
  6. Once done, slice and serve with your favorite sides. Enjoy

This Weight Watchers citrus and cranberry ham is a snap to make.  There are 5 Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points in each serving of this delicious ham.

How many Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points are in this recipe?

This recipe makes 12 servings. One serving is 3.5 oz ham and equals 5 Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points. That’s not a bad choice considering you can pair it with some free veggies for a healthy and smart holiday choice!  This Weight Watchers citrus and cranberry ham is a snap to make.  There are 5 Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points in each serving of this delicious ham.

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Yield: 12 Servings

Weight Watchers Citrus and Cranberry Ham

Weight Watchers Citrus and Cranberry Ham

This Weight Watchers citrus and cranberry ham is a snap to make.  There are 5 Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points in each serving of this delicious ham.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 Tbsp fresh squeezed orange juice or store bought orange juice
  • 1/2 cup canned cranberry sauce
  • 1-2 Tbsp whole cloves
  • 3 pounds of lean ham
  • 3 mandarin oranges cut into wedges
  • 3 Tbsp light brown sugar

Instructions

  1. Turn oven on 375 degrees F.
  2. Over low heat add juice, cranberry sauce, brown sugar in a small sauce pan and mix until blended, warmed and melted down. This is your glaze. Set it aside.
  3. Place your ham in a cooking pan and push whole cloves into the top of it.
  4. Drizzle 2/3 of the glaze over the ham and bake for 45 -60 min.
  5. Every 15 min of cooking you can brush the remaining glaze on and squeeze extra orange juice from the mandarin oranges.
  6. Once done, slice and serve with your favorite sides. Enjoy!

Notes

12 Servings | 5 Freestyle Smart Points Each (3.5 oz serving)

Nutrition Information

Yield

12

Amount Per Serving Calories 319 Saturated Fat 6g Cholesterol 70mg Sodium 1351mg Carbohydrates 11g Sugar 10g Protein 24g
As with any of our recipes, carb counts, calorie counts, WW points and nutritional information varies greatly. As a result, your nutritional content depends on which products you choose to use when cooking this dish. The auto-calculation is just an automated estimate and should NOT be used for specific dietary needs.

This Weight Watchers citrus and cranberry ham is a snap to make.  There are 5 Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points in each serving of this delicious ham.

Stefanie Davis is a Registered Dietitian who loves making recipes that are delicious yet healthy. She resides on a farm with her husband and 3 children where she blogs about family life, food and art at Simple Acres. She enjoys sharing her photography and all things creative with others in her community.

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