Cheesy Ham and Macaroni

  • Yield 6 servings

Become a hero with your kids when you serve this creamy combination of cheese, ham and macaroni. Better yet, invite your kids to help you make it. Serve with apple slices.

Ingredients

1 -- (1.8-ounce) package white sauce mix
2 cups milk
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
1/2 cup American cheese, cubed
1/8 teaspoon ground pepper
7 ounces macaroni, cooked according to directions, drained
1 1/2 cups ham, fully cooked
1 cup frozen green peas

Instructions

  1. Thaw the frozen peas. In a large saucepan stir together white sauce mix and milk.* Following package directions, cook until thickened. Stir in cheese and pepper. Add macaroni, ham and peas and cook, stirring until heated through. Serve hot. 
*If you want to make a white sauce from scratch, melt 3 tablespoons butter in a saucepan. Stir in 1/4 cup flour and cook until mixture bubbles. Stir in 2 cups milk and cook, stirring until thickened. 

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