Cheesy ham & broccoli pasta

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Preparation and cooking time

  • Prep:10 mins
  • Cook:20 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Satisfy your comfort food cravings with this cheap and simple creamy pasta dish with chunks of ham and crunchy veg

Nutrient Unit
kcal 902
fat 62g
saturates 34g
carbs 46g
sugars 6g
fibre 5g
protein 37g
salt 2.9g


  • 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 English mustard
  • 140g mature cheddar, grated
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  • 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.

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