Smokin' Macaroni and Cheese

Recipe by mailbelle
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Prepare pasta according to package directions and transfer hot pasta to a large bowl.
  • Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Gradually whisk in flour until smooth; cook, whisking constantly, 3-5 minutes or until thickened.
  • Whisk in Gouda, cream cheese, salt, and 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper until smooth.
  • Remove from heat, and stir in chopped ham.
  • Combine pasta and Gouda cheese mixture, and pour into a lightly greased 13x9-inch baking dish.
  • Stir together 2 cups crushed cereal, 2 tablespoons melted butter, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon red pepper; sprinkle over pasta mixture.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until golden and bubbly. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
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