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Sweet and Sour Broccoli Ham (Paleo, AIP)

Author: Michele
Servings: 4 servings
A tangy, sweet mixture of broccoli, ham, and pineapple will thrill your taste buds and leave you satisfied. Just a few minutes to make! Serve the mixture over your favorite GF pasta (cassava flour pasta for AIP), sweet potato noodles, cauliflower rice (or real rice if you can tolerate it), or spaghetti squash. Paleo and AIP friendly
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins


  • 1 tbsp Avocado Oil (or Coconut Oil)
  • 3 cups Broccoli Florets (fresh or frozen) ((about 1 medium head broccoli))
  • 12 oz Cooked Ham (cubed)
  • 2 Green Onions (sliced thinly)
  • 1 cup Pineapple chunks
  • 1 cup Pineapple Juice
  • 1 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Coconut Sugar (or Maple Sugar)
  • 1 tbsp Arrowroot Powder


  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add the oil and melt if necessary. Add the broccoli and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes.
  • Add the ham, green onions, and pineapple chunks and continue to cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 more minutes.
  • In a small bowl, stir together the pineapple juice, apple cider vinegar, sugar, and arrowroot powder. Add this to the skillet and simmer, stirring frequently, until heated through and the sauce has thickened, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Serve over your side of choice.


Calories: 268kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 19gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 62mgSodium: 1014mgPotassium: 624mgFiber: 3gSugar: 18gVitamin A: 518IUVitamin C: 93mgCalcium: 60mgIron: 2mg
Course: Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Asian
Diet Gluten Free
Keyword: AIP, autoimmune protocol, easy, Paleo, quick
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