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potluck ham & pasta

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Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

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. Photo:

(1 rating)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 40 Min

Ingredients For potluck ham & pasta

  • 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
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 6 c
  • 1 jar
    (15 oz.) process cheese sauce (cheese whiz)
  • 2 c
    (8 oz.) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 4 c
    fully cooked ham, cubed

How To Make potluck ham & pasta

  • 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.