Gammon with creamy onion and mustard sauce

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Lightly fried gammon steak served with boiled vegetables and a creamy oion and mustard sauce
Lightly fried gammon steak served with boiled vegetables and a creamy oion and mustard sauce
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  • Skill level: Bit of effort

  • Costs: Mid-price

Woman's Weekly recipe Lightly-fried gammon steaks served with a creamy onion and mustard sauce. It's a complete meal, served with boiled vegetables


  • 250-300g (8-10oz) new potatoes
  • 60g (2oz) tenderstem broccoli
  • 60g (2oz) sugar-snap peas
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, peeled and thinly sliced
  • A few sage leaves
  • 2 dry-cured, unsmoked gammon steaks, about 250g (8oz) each
  • 100ml (3½fl oz) crème fraîche
  • 1tbsp coarse-grain mustard
  • 1tsp Dijon mustard
  • Salt and ground black pepper

Add sliced mushrooms (about 125g/4oz) to the sauce, if you like, and use a little paprika instead of the mustard.


  1. Put the potatoes into a pan of boiling water and cook for 12 mins. Balance the broccoli on top of the potatoes for the last 4 mins and add the peas for the last 2 mins.
  2. Meanwhile, heat a large frying pan, add the oil, onion and sage leaves. Cook for a few minutes, then push to one side and add the gammon steaks. Cook for 4-5 mins. Take out the gammon and put on to 2 plates. Take out the sage.
  3. Stir the crème fraîche and mustards into the pan, and heat through. Season.
  4. Divide the vegetables and gammon between 2 serving plates. Spoon the sauce over. If you like, you can put the sage leaves in the sauce.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 608(kcal)
  • Fat 31.0g
  • Saturates 16.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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