16 oz. Sea Shell Pasta
2 cups fresh broccoli florets
1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1 cup cubed Velvetta cheese
2 cups fully-cooked ham cubes
1 cup milk
2 Tbls. corn starch or flour
1/3 cup cold water
Additional shredded cheddar cheese for topping
Cooking InstructionsCook pasta according to package directions. Add broccoli during last 3 to 4 minutes of cooking time. Drain reserving 1 cup of pasta water. Add hot pasta water back to pan; stir in ham, both cheeses and milk; cook over low heat 8-10 minutes or until cheese is melted (may need to add additional milk to make a smooth and creamy sauce). Whisk corn starch and cold water together; stir into pan to thicken slightly. Stir in pasta, broccoli and continue to heat a couple of more minutes, or until hot. Serve immediately. Top with additional shredded cheddar cheese if desired.
*Note - Substitute 1 package (16 oz) ham cubes for the 2 cups ham cubes. Substitute frozen broccoli florets if desired.