Our ham and broccoli macaroni and cheese is one of our favorite meals to make. It's the side and main dish (the ham) brought together!

Ham and Broccoli Macaroni and Cheese

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Our ham and broccoli macaroni and cheese is one of our favorite meals to make. It's the side and main dish (the ham) brought together!

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Ham chopped
  • 2 1/2-3 Cup Broccoli Florets steamed
  • 3 Cups Pasta Shells
  • 3 Cups Finely Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese better quality makes a smoother sauce
  • 1 Cup Finely Shredded Medium or Mild Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon plus 2 Teaspoons Corn Starch
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 3 Dashes Hot Sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • Pepper
  • 1 Cup Half and Half may use milk
  • 1 Cup Heavy Cream

Instructions

  • In a deep skillet, over medium heat add the ham and saute until golden, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Remove to a plate.
  • In a large bowl, toss the cheese and cornstarch.
  • Start the pasta in boiling water and cook per package instructions.
  • Heat the skillet back to medium heat and add the cheese, salt, hot sauce, mustard, worcestershire, pepper, half and half and cream.
  • Heat through while whisking until smooth and silky.
  • Add the ham and broccoli and using a slotted spoon add the pasta.
  • Stir to combine, season to taste.
  • Serve with extra pepper.
Nutrition Facts
Ham and Broccoli Macaroni and Cheese
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 503 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Fat 28g43%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Cholesterol 98mg33%
Sodium 1019mg44%
Potassium 447mg13%
Carbohydrates 43g14%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin A 962IU19%
Vitamin C 34mg41%
Calcium 100mg10%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.