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Broccoli-Ham Hot Dish Recipe

Broccoli-Ham Hot Dish Recipe

One of my best friends shared this recipe with me. My family loves it because it includes one of our favorite vegetables—broccoli. For potluck, it's a delicious and colorful way to use up leftover ham. —Margaret Wagner Allen Abingdon, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen cut broccoli
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 6 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 2 cups fresh bread crumbs (about 2-1/2 slices)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1-1/2 pounds fully cooked ham, cubed
  • Shredded cheddar or Swiss cheese

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. Cook broccoli according to package directions; drain. Spoon rice into a 13x9-in. baking pan. Place broccoli over rice.
  • 2. Melt butter in a large skillet. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of melted butter over the bread crumbs and set aside. In remaining butter, saute onion until soft. Add flour, salt and pepper, stirring constantly until blended; stir in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened. Add ham.
  • 3. Pour over rice and broccoli. Sprinkle with crumbs. Bake 30 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with cheese; let stand 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 379 calories, 19 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 81 mg cholesterol, 1,583 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 22 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer