Cheesy Ham Filled Brioche
A brioche is a light French yeast bread rich with butter and eggs. Dinner rolls can be used in their place.
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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.