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Ham 'N' Florets In a Basket

 Ham 'N' Florets In a Basket
I developed this recipe to sneak more vegetables into my husband's diet. It worked!
2 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.


  • 2 frozen puff pastry shells
  • 1 cup small cauliflowerets
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup diced fully cooked ham (about 4 ounces)
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • Prepare the pastry shells according to package directions; set aside.
  • Place the cauliflower in steamer basket. Place in a saucepan over 1
  • in. of water; bring to a boil. Cover and steam for 5-8 minutes or
  • until cauliflower is crisp-tender.
  • In a skillet, saute onion and mushrooms in butter until tender. Stir
  • in the flour, bouillon and pepper until blended. Gradually add milk.
  • Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Stir in ham and cauliflower. Remove from the heat. Stir in cheese
  • until melted. Spoon into pastry shells. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 519 calories,

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Ham 'N' Florets In a Basket (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 35 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 1,144 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 17 g protein.