This recipe resembles a hearty potato hash and is a great use for leftover ham. Cooked entirely in the microwave, it's ready to eat in less than 15 minutes, so pair it with fresh fruit or a salad for a truly effortless dinner.

Elaine Magee, M.P.H., R.D.
Recipe by Cooking Light April 2004


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2 servings (serving size: 1 3/4 cups)


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  • Combine potatoes and chicken broth in a 1-quart microwave-safe casserole. Cover with lid, and microwave at HIGH 12 minutes, stirring after 6 minutes.

  • Uncover dish. Stir in 1/2 cup artichoke hearts, green onions, 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, and ham. Sprinkle with cheese. Microwave, uncovered, at HIGH 1 minute.

Nutrition Facts

378 calories; calories from fat 30%; fat 12.5g; saturated fat 6.2g; mono fat 2.7g; poly fat 1.4g; protein 20g; carbohydrates 41.8g; fiber 6.1g; cholesterol 55mg; iron 1.3mg; sodium 817mg; calcium 204mg.