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Cheesy Ham Filled Brioche

No recipe image available.A brioche is a light French yeast bread rich with butter and eggs. Dinner rolls can be used in their place.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups fully-cooked ham, cubed
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 fresh green bell pepper, chopped
1/4 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 1/4 cups milk
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
4 Brioche or rich dinner rolls

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a medium skillet melt butter, add green pepper and sauté 3 minutes. Add mushrooms and cook over medium heat till tender. Remove mushrooms and green pepper, reserving drippings in skillet.
  2. Add flour, dry mustard, and pepper to pan drippings, stirring until smooth. Slowly stir in milk; cook over medium heat until thickened and bubbly, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low and add cheese, stirring until smooth. Gently stir in ham, mushrooms and green pepper; heat through.
  3. Cut tops from brioche. Spoon ham mixture over brioche; replace tops.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 410 calories, Protein 33 grams, Fat 16 grams, Sodium 650 milligrams, Cholesterol 80 milligrams, Saturated Fat 8 grams, Carbohydrates 32 grams, Fiber 1 grams.

Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.