Cheesy Ham & Broccoli Pasta

Method

Satisfy your family's comfort food cravings with this simple creamy pasta dish with chunks of ham and crunchy veg.

  • STEP 1

    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.

  • STEP 2

    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.

Credit: Katy Greenwood

Ingredients

Prep time: 10 Minutes

Cook time: 20 Minutes

Serves: 4

  • 300g pasta

  • 1 head of broccoli, cut into small florets

  • 1 tbsp oil

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed

  • 250g, cut into chunks

  • 300ml pot double cream

  • 1 tbsp English mustard

  • 140g mature cheddar, grated