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Broccoli Cheese Cornucopias

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  Cheddar cheese 4 Tablespoon
  Pasta dough 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Water 3 Quart
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Frozen broccoli spears 10 Ounce (1 Package)
  Boiling water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ham slices 6
  Shredded cheddar cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Orange slices 6 (For Garnish, Thin Ones)

Prepare Cheddar Cheese Sauce; set aside.
Butter a 13" x 9" baking dish; set aside.
Roll Plain Pasta dough by hand or with a pasta machine 1/16 inch thick.
Cut in six 6 inch squares.
In a heavy 5 quart saucepan or Dutch oven, bring 3 quarts water to a rapid boil.
Add 1 teaspoon salt.
Drop pasta squares into boiling water; cook 3 minutes.
Carefully remove pasta from water with a slotted spoon.
Drain on cloth towels.
Cook broccoli in 1/4 cup boiling water with 1/2 teaspoon salt, about 4 minutes.
To assemble, place a slice of ham over each pasta square.
Lay broccoli spears from corner to corner of each square.
Fold 1 free corner over to cover broccoli.
Fold opposite corner over to form a cornucopia.
Secure with wooden picks.
Place in prepared baking dish.
Pour Cheddar Cheese Sauce over cornucopias.
Sprinkle shredded Cheddar cheese on top.
Place baking dish in cold oven.
Set temperature control at 350°F (175°C).
Bake 15 to 20 minutes.
Remove wooden picks before serving and garnish with thin orange slices.
Makes 6 servings.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1142 Calories from Fat 418

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g71.9%

Saturated Fat 23.7 g118.3%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 202.5 mg67.5%

Sodium 5197.3 mg216.6%

Total Carbohydrates 102 g33.9%

Dietary Fiber 8 g31.8%

Sugars 47.7 g

Protein 70 g139.7%

Vitamin A 20.3% Vitamin C 159.3%

Calcium 81.7% Iron 22%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Broccoli Cheese Cornucopias Recipe