Farmer’s Choice Black Forest Ham and Cheese Macaroni

Recipe

Farmer’s Choice Black Forest Ham and Cheese Macaroni

Ingredients

  • 3 cups diced Farmer’s Choice
  • Black Forest Ham
  • 8 oz. macaroni elbows
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 onions (diced)
  • 2 stalks celery (diced)
  • 1 litre cooking cream
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • Salt
  • 1 tsp complete seasoning
  • mustard
  • 2 oz. chopped thyme/ parsley mix
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 oz. bread crumbs

Directions

Fill a large saucepan with water. Add a splash of oil and bring it to boil. Add the dried macaroni and cook until al dente. Once cooked, drain and set aside. In a separate pan, sauté onions and garlic, add the cooking cream, milk, mustard, herbs and seasonings and slowly melt over a low heat.

Add 3/4 of the grated cheese to the cream mixture keeping a ¼ for topping, and stir until all the cheese is fully incorporated. Add the chopped ham to the cream mixture and season with a pinch of salt and black pepper.

Mix the cooked hot macaroni pasta with the cream and ham mixture and place in a baking dish. Sprinkle some more grated cheese mixed with breadcrumbs on top and bake for 25 mins at 350 degrees F.

Remove, allow to cool for 10 mins and serve.