Satisfy your comfort food cravings with this cheap and simple creamy pasta dish with chunks of ham and crunchy veg - Serves 4 - Prep Time 10 - 20 Minutes
300g pasta (we used conchiglie)
1 head of broccoli , cut into small florets
1 tbsp oil
1 onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
250g ham, cut into chunks (get a nice thick slice from the deli counter)
300ml pot double cream
1 tbsp mustard
140g mature cheddar, grated
Bring a large pan of water to the boil and cook the pasta following pack instructions, adding the broccoli florets to the pan for the final 4 mins. Drain and set aside.
Meanwhile, make the sauce. Heat the oil in a large pan and cook the onion for 5 mins to soften, then stir in the garlic and cook for 1 min more. Stir in the ham, cream and mustard, then bring to the boil. Add the pasta and broccoli, then stir in the cheese, coating everything in the sauce.
Thats It Bob's Your Uncle.
kcal 902 - fat 62g - saturates 34g - carbs 46g - sugars 6g - fibre 5g - protein 37g - salt 2.9g
Recipe from BBC Good Food magazine,January 2016 -