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Easter Ham Mac & Cheese from the Beefer

Easter Ham Mac & Cheese from the Beefer

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg Virginia Ham steak cubed
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • ½ cup brie
  • ½ cup shredded gruyere
  • 1 pt heavy cream
  • 4 oz chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 4 tbsp butter divided
  • ½ cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 1 lb cavatapi pasta, cooked
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Cooking Instructions

1: Pre-heat Beefer on high

2: Mix the mustard, honey, and cubed ham in a bowl until evenly coated

3: Broil ham on tray using the highest setting for about 1 minute, stir then repeat until slightly browned and set aside

1. Pre-heat Beefer on high 2. Mix the mustard, honey, and cubed ham in a bowl until evenly coated
3.	Broil ham on tray using the highest setting for about 1 minute, stir then repeat until slightly browned and set aside
4.	In a saucepan, cook the flour in 2 tbsp butter for about 3 minutes until fragrant:

4: In a saucepan, cook the flour in 2 tbsp butter for about 3 minutes until fragrant:

5.	Whisk in the heavy cream and chicken stock then bring to a simmer, stirring constantly.  Simmer for 10 minutes stirring occasionally
6.	Remove cream mixture from heat and whisk in the brie and gruyere cheeses until smooth:

5: Whisk in the heavy cream and chicken stock then bring to a simmer, stirring constantly.Simmer for 10 minutes stirring occasionally

6: Remove cream mixture from heat and whisk in the brie and gruyere cheeses until smooth:

10. Turn the Beefer to low and broil the mac & cheese on the lowest setting until the bread crumbs brown and the cheese starts to bubble:

7: Toss the cooked pasta and ham into the cheese sauce and place into oven safe containers

8: In a small bowl, mix remaining butter, panko, and parsley until well combined

9: Top each portion with a light coating of the bread crumbs mixture:

10: Turn the Beefer to low and broil the mac & cheese on the lowest setting until the bread crumbs brown and the cheese starts to bubble:

11.	Grab a couple forks and eat out of the larger dish or put into smaller bowls:

11: Grab a couple forks and eat out of the larger dish or put into smaller bowls:

11. Grab a couple forks and eat out of the larger dish or put into smaller bowls: