Ham N Florets In a Basket Recipe

  • 2 frozen puff pastry shells
  • 1 cup small cauliflowerets
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup diced fully cooked ham
  • 1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  1. Prepare the pastry shells according to package directions; set aside. Place the cauliflower in steamer basket. Place in a saucepan over 1 in. of water; bring to a boil. Cover and steam for 5-8 minutes or until cauliflower is crisp-tender.
  2. In a skillet, saute onion and mushrooms in butter until tender. Stir in the flour, bouillon and pepper until blended. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in ham and cauliflower. Remove from the heat. Stir in cheese until melted. Spoon into pastry shells.