Creamy Mac 'n' Cheese with Ham and Tomatoes
Creamy macaroni and cheese flavored with diced ham and tomatoes
PREP TIME 20 minutes
COOK TIME 40 minutes
|1/2||Teaspoon baking soda|
|2||Cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (2 cups = 8 oz)|
|3||Tablespoon Fleischmann's® Original Margarine-stick|
|3||Tablespoon all-purpose flou|
|1||can (14.5 oz ea) Hunt's® Petite Diced Tomatoes, drained|
|1||Cup whole milk|
|3||*serving PAM® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray|
|8||Ounce dry large elbow macaroni, uncooked|
|2||Cup chopped fully cooked lean ham|
|1/8||Teaspoon ground black pepper|
- Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray 8x8-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Combine tomatoes and baking soda in medium bowl; set aside.
- Melt Fleischmann's in large saucepan over medium-low heat while pasta is cooking. Stir in flour; gradually add milk, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add cheese; stir until melted. Add tomatoes to cheese mixture; blend well. Drain macaroni; add to saucepan. Stir in ham, salt and pepper. Transfer to prepared baking dish.
- Bake, uncovered, 20 minutes, or until lightly browned.
|Serving Size:||1-1/2 cups each|
|Total Fat||23 g|
|Saturated Fat||11 g|
|Dietary Fiber||2 g|
|Vitamin A||784 iu|
|Vitamin C||7 mg|
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