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Broccoli-Ham Hot Dish

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.

Makes

8 servings

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 leftover ham. —Margaret Allen, Abingdon, Virginia
Broccoli-Ham Hot Dish Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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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 until thickened, about 2 minutes. Add ham.
  3. Pour over rice and broccoli. Sprinkle with crumbs. Bake until heated through, about 30 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese; let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 379 calories, 19g fat (10g saturated fat), 81mg cholesterol, 1583mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 22g protein.

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