Cheesy Ham Broccoli Potato Skillet
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Serves: 4
This Cheesy Ham Broccoli Potato Skillet is comfort food at it's finest! Fresh, local veggies combined with savory ham in a creaming cheese sauce.
  • 1 large head fresh broccoli, cut into florets
  • 2-3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 3-4 large Yukon gold potatoes, cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 3 small ham steaks, cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 glove garlic, minced
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 cup grated Monterey Jack cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Heat a large covered cast iron skillet over medium high heat.
  2. In a large bowl toss broccoli with 1 tablespoon oil, salt and pepper. Add to skillet and cook 3-4 minutes, stirring frequently until tender-crisp and slight charred. Remove and set aside.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and add remaining oil in skillet.
  4. Add potatoes, ham, onions and garlic. Cook 4-5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  5. Pour in stock and scrape bits off bottom of skillet.
  6. Bring to a low boil, cover and reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 8-10 minutes until potatoes are tender.
  7. Stir in milk and cheese. Simmer 2-3 minutes.
  8. Mix in broccoli and serve immediately.
Recipe by Thyme for Cocktails at