Ham Tetrazzini

Difficulty Level
Medium

Cook Time
25 min.

Ingredients

  • 12 oz Dietz & Watson Originals Uncured Maple & Honey Ham or Dietz & Watson All Natural Uncured Classic Dinner Ham
  • 8 oz Penne Pasta
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups mushrooms, sliced
  • 5 oz kale, chopped
  • 1 cup Dietz & Watson New York State Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • Pinch Sea Salt
  • 1/2 tsp cracked pepper

Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven, broil
  2. 2 Cut Dietz & Watson Originals Uncured Maple & Honey Ham or Dietz & Watson All Natural Uncured Classic Dinner Ham into 1-inch strips.
  3. 3 In a large saucepan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add kale, and sauté for 5 minutes, or until kale is a bright green. Remove kale from saucepan and set aside.
  4. 4 In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Sauté mushrooms and onions until onions are translucent. Sprinkle with flour, pepper and salt. Cook stirring for one minute.
  5. 5 Gradually whisk in chicken broth and then milk. Stir constantly until the mixture just comes to a boil and thickens (for about 8 minutes)
  6. 6 Meanwhile, cook penne according to package directions.
  7. 7 Stir together the pasta, sauce mixture, kale, Dietz & Watson Originals Uncured Maple & Honey Ham or Dietz & Watson All Natural Uncured Classic Dinner Ham and 3/4 cup of Dietz & Watson New York State Sharp Cheddar Cheese. Spread in a 8-inch glass baking dish, and top with remaining cheese.
  8. 8 Broil for about 3 minutes, or until cheese has melted.