This updated recipe gives your kids' favourite meal a nutritional kick: Black Forest ham adds protein and broccoli boosts folate and vitamin C intake.
- Portion size 6 servings
- Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2009
MethodIn large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; cook shallots until lightly golden, about 3 minutes.
Sprinkle with flour; cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Whisk in 1% milk and evaporated milk; cook, whisking, until thickened, about 5 minutes. Stir in Cheddar and 1/4 cup (50 mL) of the Parmesan cheese, mustard, salt and pepper.
Meanwhile, in large pot of boiling salted water, cook macaroni for 5 minutes. Add broccoli; cook for 1 minute. Drain and add to sauce along with ham; stir to coat. Scrape into greased 8-inch (2 L) square glass baking dish.
In bowl, combine bread crumbs, remaining Parmesan cheese and melted butter; sprinkle over macaroni. Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven until bubbly and golden, about 20 minutes.
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Nutritional facts Per each of 6 servings: about
- Sodium 1073 mg
- Protein 28 g
- Calories 482.0
- Total fat 17 g
- Cholesterol 55 mg
- Saturated fat 9 g
- Total carbohydrate 58 g
- Iron 26.0
- Folate 50.0
- Calcium 46.0
- Vitamin A 27.0
- Vitamin C 42.0