Country Ham Mac and Cheese

Homemade Mac and Cheese, mixed with our flavorful country ham, is a meal to be enjoyed any day of the week.

Country Ham Mac and Cheese
© Ukrphoto
Prep Time 15 min. | Cook Time 30 min. | Total Time 45 min.

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz. macaroni, cooked al dente
  • 6 oz.  Clifty Farm Country Ham slices, medium dice
  • 2 Tsp butter
  • 2 Tsp flour
  • 2 ½ cups milk
  • 2 oz each smoked gouda and sharp cheddar cheese
  • Salt and white pepper, to taste

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Boil and drain the pasta until almost dry.
  • In a heavy saucepan, melt butter at medium-low temperature.  Add flour.  Whisk constantly until well blended into a paste.  Continue stirring until the roux has turned slightly brown.
  • Add milk slowly.  Continue stirring until the mixture is smooth and thickens.
  • Add cheeses.  Continue stirring until cheese is melted and the mixture is smooth.
  • Add ham and pasta.  Blend well.
  • Transfer to an ovenproof casserole dish.  Top with extra cheese.
  • Bake for about 30 minutes or until the top is browned and crispy.
  • Serves 4

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