Recipe

Ham and cheese macaroni

Ham off the bone makes a deluxe version of classic macaroni and cheese

  • 30 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
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Ingredients

Ham and cheese macaroni
  • 1 1/2 cup grated tasty cheese
  • 250 gram macaroni
  • 2 tablespoon cornflour
  • 600 millilitre milk
  • 175 gram NZ Pork ham, sliced off the bone, diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped

Method

Ham and cheese macaroni
  • 1
    Cook macaroni in a large pan of boiling water until al-dente (just tender), drain. Blend cornflour with a small amount of the milk in a medium saucepan until smooth, then stir in remaining milk. Place pan over heat and stir constantly until sauce boils and thickens. Combine sauce, macaroni, ham, parsley and 1 cup of the grated cheese in a large bowl.
  • 2
    Divide mixture into 6 x 175ml capacity, greased ramekin dishes and sprinkle with the remaining grated cheese. Place dishes on an oven tray, and bake in a 180°C (160°C fan forced) preheated oven for 30-35 minutes or until tops are golden.

Notes

Recipe is best prepared as required.