Legendary Cooking: Cheesy Brussels Sprouts & Ham

Legendary Cooking

This new Kentucky Legend recipe will be the go-to dish that you make when you’re trying to impress. Try it yourself!

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 hours 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 3 hours 15 minutes
  • Makes: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup butter, divided
  • 1 lb Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 2 cups cubed Kentucky Legend Quarter Sliced Ham
  • 3/4 cup sodium-reduced chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup 35% heavy cream
  • 4 oz brick-style plain cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp grainy mustard
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup shredded aged Cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh chives
  • 1/3 cup toasted bread crumbs

Directions:

1. Grease bowl of slow cooker with 2 tbsp butter. Add Brussels sprouts and ham to slow cooker. In a small bowl, whisk together broth, cream, cream cheese, vinegar, flour, mustard, garlic, pepper, and salt; pour into the slow cooker, tossing well.

2. Cover and cook on High for 3 to 4 hours or Low for 6 to 8 hours or until Brussels sprouts are tender and sauce is reduced. Stir in Cheddar, 1/2 cup Parmesan and chives. Cover and cook for about 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

3. Meanwhile, melt remaining butter; toss with bread crumbs and remaining Parmesan. Sprinkle over casserole before serving.

Tip: Add 1 tsp Cajun seasoning for a Cajun-inspired slow cooker dish.

Nutrition Facts:

*Per 1/4 recipe

  • Calories 670
  • Fat 50g
  • Saturated Fat 29g
  • Cholesterol 180mg
  • Sodium 2070mg
  • Carbohydrate 25g
  • Fiber 5g
  • Sugars 7g
  • Protein 35g