- 1 1.8-oz package white sauce mix
- 2 cups milk
- 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
- 1/2 cup American cheese, cubed
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
- 7 ounces elbow macaroni, cooked according to directions, drained
- 1 1/2 cup ham, cubed
- 1 cup frozen peas
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.
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.
Calories: 330 calories
Protein: 23 grams
Fat: 11 grams
Sodium: 1320 milligrams
Cholesterol: 50 milligrams
Saturated Fat: 5 grams
Carbohydrates: 37 grams
Fiber: 3 grams