Classic Easter ham

Classic Easter ham is the Easter gift that keeps on giving because of the many dishes you can make with its leftovers. (Kirsten Luce/Newsday/MCT)

2 plum tomatoes, chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 teaspoons dried oregano (preferably Greek)
1 sprig fresh rosemary (or 1 tsp dried)
2 or 3 sprigs fresh thyme (or 1 tsp dried) 10 baking potatoes

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. In a roasting pan, combine all ingredients except potatoes with 1 cup water. Whisk to combine.

3. Add potatoes and cook for 1 hour, until potatoes are just tender.

4. Drain off liquid and roast potatoes for 45 minutes longer, until they are brown in spots.

5. Place potatoes on a serving dish. Heat drained-off liquid and pour over potatoes. Makes 8 to 10 servings.


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