POTLUCK HAM & PASTA

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

I found this recipe in a magazine a while back and had forgotten about it. Now that I found it again I am going to try it.
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Rating:

Serves:

12

Prep:

40 Min

Ingredients

pkg
(16 oz.) elbow macaroni
4 c
fresh broccoli florets
1/2 c
onion, chopped fine
1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
ground mustard
1 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
6 c
milk
1 jar(s)
(15 oz.) process cheese sauce (cheese whiz)
2 c
(8 oz.) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
4 c
fully cooked ham, cubed

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook the macaroni according to package directions. Add the broccoli during the last 3 to 4 minutes; drain.
2
In a large Dutch oven, saute onion in butter for 2 minutes. Stir in the flour, mustard, salt and pepper until blended. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil, cooking and stirring for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in the cheese sauce and 1 cup of the cheddar until blended.
3
Remove from heat; stir in the ham, macaroni, and broccoli.
4
Divide between a greased 13x9" baking dish and a greased 8" square baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheddar. Bake, uncovered, in a preheated 350-degree oven for 25-35 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
5
NOTE: Recipe can easily be cut in half if feeding fewer people.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pork
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #comfort, #one dish