I’m increasingly finding many uses for gammon these days.
And for yesterday’s dinner I decided to create this recipe in diet cola. But please make sure you boil it in water for 10 minutes to rid of any excess salt, otherwise you may be thirsty all night long.
If you want some perfect slices of gammon on your plate, then sadly this is not it. It does have a tendency to fall apart a little after cooking because I’d take away the structural fat and plastic edging it comes in. But ideal for a pulled gammon texture!
And as weird as it may sound, any diet coke I had left over went straight back in its bottle to reserve for soup making, Gordon-Ramsay-style (and it’s not too sweet or salty).
In fact, I’m really looking forward to that too!
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Diet cola gammon ?? It was so tasty and there is plenty left over for lunches this week. 2 syns for the whole joint. Recipe from @tastefullyvikkie ?? #sw #swuk #swinstagram #slimmingworld #slimmingworlduk #foodoptimising #extraeasy #healthyeating #foodblogger #weightlossjourney #weightloss #freefood #speedfood #swdinner #fooddiary #lowsyn #gammon #ham
Tonight’s tea was a lovely #tastefullyvikkie recipe of Slow Cooker Diet Coke Gammon. I prepared the meat last night, so it’s been bubbling away all day, & my boyfriend prepared the veg whilst I had a soak in the bath ? 2 syns counted for the honey used on the Gammon & 1 syn for gravy. #sundayroast #gammon #slowcooker #dietcokegammon #onplan #slimmingworld #slimming #slimmingworldjourney #weightloss #slimmingworldfriendly #weightlossjourney #fooddiary #weightlossdiary #slimmingworlddiary #bodymagic #foodoptimising #extraeasy #healthyextra #healthyextraa #healthyextrab #fooddiary #getfit #gethealthy #healthyeating #thisgirlcan #syns #speedfoods
Slimming World Slow Cooker Diet Cola Gammon – (2 Syns the Lot)
A sweet and delicious slow cooker 2 syn family cola gammon.
- 1 kg gammon joint, all fat removed (or bigger if you wish)
- 1.5 ltr diet coke
- 1 onion chopped
- 1 medium carrot peeled & chopped
- 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 bay leaf
- 12 peppercorns
- 2 tsp runny honey 2 syns
Place the fat trimmed gammon in a pan, covered with water and boil for 10 minutes to remove any excess salt.
Discard the water and place the gammon in a slow cooker.
Now add in all the ingredients except the honey and cook on low for 6-7 hours.
Preheat your oven on 200 degrees.
Remove the gammon from the juice and brush with the runny honey.
Place the gammon in a roasting dish and cook in the oven for 20 minutes.
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