Nourish PA: One-Pot Cheesy Ham-and-Rice Skillet

This fun, family-friendly ham-and-rice skillet is like a healthy twist on mac-and-cheese, with cubed ham steak, broccoli and rice baked up with creamy, sharp cheese, and baked to perfection. Try a batch for a quick supper, or prep it on a Sunday for easy lunches all week long.

One-Pot Cheesy Ham-and-Rice Skillet

Serves 4
Prep Time Cook Time Total Time
10 min 18 min 28 min


  • 2 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth, or water
  • 1 cup long-grain rice
  • 2 cups small broccoli florets
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 (8-ounce) ham steak, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced


  1. Heat broth in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add rice and cook, covered, over medium-low heat for 10 minutes. Add broccoli and cook, covered, until rice and broccoli are tender, and liquid is absorbed, about 8 minutes.
  2. Stir in cheddar and ham until combined. Top with green onions, and serve.

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