|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Servings: serves 6|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 23g||30%|
|Saturated Fat 11g||55%|
|Total Carbohydrate 39g||14%|
|Dietary Fiber 5g||18%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
This classic macaroni and cheese casserole is rounded out with ham and broccoli for a hearty and delicious dish that will satisfy the whole family. Serve this all-in-one dish with homemade biscuits or yeast rolls for a complete meal.
You may make the casserole with leftover cooked chicken or turkey or use a combination of ham and turkey or chicken. If your family isn't fond of broccoli, use steamed peas or mixed vegetables.
- 2 cups elbow macaroni (uncooked)
- 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup green onion (finely chopped)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 2 1/2 cups milk
- 1 10-ounce package frozen broccoli (chopped and steamed until just tender and drained)
- 2 cups cooked ham (cubed)
- 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs (tossed with 1 tablespoon melted butter)
Heat the oven to 350 F.
Butter a shallow 2-quart casserole.
Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and set aside.
In a medium saucepan, melt 3 tablespoons butter over low heat.
Add flour, green onion, salt, mustard, and pepper; stir until well blended.
Gradually stir in milk until blended. Bring to a boil; cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened and bubbly, about 2 minutes.
Stir in the cooked broccoli, macaroni, ham, and cheese. Transfer mixture to the prepared casserole.
Sprinkle buttered bread crumbs over completed casserole.
Bake the casserole recipe in the preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until golden brown.