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Creamy Ham with Artichokes & Mushrooms

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  Butter/Margarine 6 Tablespoon
  Mushrooms 1⁄2 Pound, sliced
  Dry mustard 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Thyme leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Shredded cheddar cheese 10 Ounce (21/2 Cup)
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Dry sherry 1 Tablespoon
  Canned quartered artichoke hearts 8 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
  Cubed cooked ham 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Patty shells/Brioches 8 , hollowed out, or popovers

In a wide frying pan over medium heat, melt 2 tablespoons of the butter.
Add mushrooms and cook until liquid evaporates.
Add remaining 4 tablespoons butter, as well as mustard and thyme.
When butter melts, stir in flour and cook until bubbly.
Gradually stir in milk and cook, stirring constantly, until sauce boils and thickens.
Add cheese, pepper, and sherry; stir until cheese melts, then remove from heat.
Stir in artichoke hearts and ham.
Season to taste with salt.
If made ahead, you can cool, cover, and refrigerate at this point.
To serve, reheat, stirring gently over medium-low heat.
Meanwhile, with a spoon, gently hollow out each brioche or patty shell, leaving a 1/4-inch-thick shell. (Be careful not to cut through sides or bottom.)
Spoon filling into shells or transfer filling to a chafing dish and let guests help themselves.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3823 Calories from Fat 2428

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 273 g419.8%

Saturated Fat 141.6 g707.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 531.2 mg177.1%

Sodium 3738.9 mg155.8%

Total Carbohydrates 223 g74.3%

Dietary Fiber 16.7 g66.8%

Sugars 24.2 g

Protein 116 g232.3%

Vitamin A 134.7% Vitamin C 58.3%

Calcium 255.5% Iron 37.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Creamy Ham With Artichokes & Mushrooms Recipe