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Rotini Recipes

Stovetop Smoked Ham and Broccoli Macaroni & Cheese

Course
Side Dish
Servings
Makes 9 Servings
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cooking Time
15 minutes
Total Time
30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 box Dreamfields Rotini
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt divided (salt pasta water)
  • 2 tablespoon Cabot Unsalted Butter
  • 1 shallot minced
  • 2 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon King Aurthur All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk fat free if desired
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper white if desired
  • 6 ounces Cabot Seriously Sharp Cheddar shredded (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 2 cups steamed broccoli
  • 1 cup smoked ham cubed

Directions

  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions. Return to pan.
  2. Meanwhile, for roux melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add shallot; cook and stir1 to 2 minutes until shallot is slightly softened. Sprinkle flour over shallot; stir to dissolve flour into butter. Whisk in milk and continue whisking until all of flour is incorporated into milk. Scrape along edges of the saucepan with heat-proof spatula to make sure no roux remains in the corners. Whisk in Dijon, garlic powder, ¼ teaspoon salt and pepper. Whisking constantly, increase heat to medium-high and bring to a simmer. Cook until thickened, 2 to 3 minutes, whisking constantly. Remove sauce from heat. Stir in Cheddar. Whisk until cheese completely melts into sauce.
  3. Add sauce, broccoli and ham to pasta. Toss to coat well. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

310 Calories

37g Carbohydrates

5g Saturated Fat

520mg Sodium

10g Fat

16g Protein

35mg Cholesterol

2g Dietary Fiber

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