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our taste: RECIPE Creamy Ham ‘n’ Broccoli Create a delicious one-pot meal for a crowd (Serves 6-8) An advantage to this type of meals is it can easily be expanded to serve an extended family. Also, when prepared using a slow cooker, this meal can be easily transported to a friends’ potluck dinner or a relative’s home. that the convenience of slow cookers is unparalleled. Beloved for their turn-it-on-and-forget-it convenience, slow cookers allow cooks to start meals in the morn- ing and then return home at night and have dinner ready and waiting. Busy working families may find It’s a delicious meal to come home to after a busy day and also a great way to make use of leftover ham from a previous meal, such as a family gathering. This recipe for “Creamy Ham ‘n’ Broccoli” from “Taste of Home Casseroles, Slow Cooker & Soups” (Taste of Home Books) is ideal. 3 cups cubed fully cooked ham 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped broccoli, thawed 1 can (10 3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted 1 jar (8 ounces) cheese sauce 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained 1-1/4 cups uncooked instant rice 1 cup milk 1 celery rib, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon paprika In a 3-quart slow cooker, combine all of the ingredients except the paprika. Cover and cook on high for 2 to 3 hours, or until the rice is tender. Let stand for 10 minutes be- fore serving. Sprinkle with paprika. 96 We want to welcome you to our newest Starbucks located in Albertson’s! MAKE US YOUR EVERYDAY COFFEE BREAK! 225 East Spring St. Weatherford, TX 76086 817-594-9390