Broccoli and Ham Macaroni and Cheese Broccoli and Ham Macaroni and Cheese

Broccoli and Ham Macaroni and Cheese Image by: Broccoli and Ham Macaroni and Cheese Author: Canadian Living

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



In 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
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