Baked Macaroni, Ham and Cheese

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  • 30|min prep time
  • 60|min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 4 servings

8
oz. (3 1/2 cups) uncooked macaroni or bow tie pasta (farfalle)
1/4
cup butter
1
small garlic clove, minced
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
2
cups milk
6
oz. (1 1/2 cups) shredded extra-sharp Cheddar cheese
4
drops hot pepper sauce
1
cup julienne-cut (1 1/2x1/4x1/4-inch) cooked ham

Directions

  1. 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 1 1/2-quart casserole with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. 2 Cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; return to saucepan.
  3. 3 Meanwhile, melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 1 minute. With wire whisk, blend in flour; cook and stir 1 minute. Add milk; cook until mixture boils and thickens, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low. Add cheese; stir until melted.
  4. 4 Stir in hot pepper sauce. If desired, add salt and pepper to taste. Add ham; mix well. Add cheese sauce to cooked pasta; stir until well mixed. Spoon into sprayed casserole.
  5. 5 Bake at 375°F. for 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned and bubbly.

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