Mustard-Crusted Ham Mustard-Crusted Ham

Photography: Maya Visnyei | Food styling: Michael Elliott/ | Renée Drexler/Geary House

This holiday-ready succulent ham boasts incredible flavour thanks to a crunchy mustard crust that’s sure to delight all guests.

  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Total time 2 hours & 15 minutes
  • Portion size 24 servings



Preheat oven to 325°F.

Place ham, flat side down, on rack in roasting pan; pour in 1 cup water. Cover pan tightly with foil; bake until meat thermometer inserted in centre registers 130°F, 1 1/2 to 2 hours.

Meanwhile, in skillet, heat 2 tbsp of the oil over medium heat. Toast bread crumbs, stirring frequently until golden, about 4 minutes. Transfer to bowl; let cool.

Increase oven temperature to 400°F. In bowl, combine egg yolks, honey mustard, Dijon mustard, remaining 2 tbsp oil and 1/2 cup of the bread crumbs. Coat ham with mustard mixture; sprinkle with remaining 3/4 cup bread crumbs, pressing gently to adhere. Bake until crust is golden, about 15 minutes.

Test Kitchen Tip: Freeze any leftovers to add to soups, stir-fries, quiches and casseroles.

Nutritional facts PER SERVING: about

  • Sodium 903 mg
  • Sugars 2 g
  • Protein 29 g
  • Calories 220
  • Total fat 8 g
  • Potassium 415 mg
  • Cholesterol 93 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 5 g


  • Iron 14
  • Folate 2
  • Calcium 1
  • Vitamin A 1
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Mustard-Crusted Ham