Wondering how to make Miami-style mac and cheese? Get some boiled ham and shredded cheddar and we'll tell you all about it.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine, divided
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup flour
2 cups milk
1/2 lb. (8 oz.) VELVEETA®, cut up
2 cups (8 oz.) elbow macaroni, cooked, drained
1 pkg. (6 oz.) OSCAR MAYER Boiled Ham, chopped
1/2 cup KRAFT Shredded Cheddar Cheese
2 Tbsp. seasoned dry bread crumbs
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Let's Make It
Preheat oven to 350°F. Melt 3 Tbsp. of the butter in large saucepan on low heat. Add garlic; cook 1 min. or until tender, stirring constantly. Add flour; cook and stir 1 min. Gradually add milk, stirring until well blended; cook until thickened, stirring constantly. Add VELVEETA; cook until melted, stirring frequently. Add the macaroni and ham; mix lightly.
Pour into 1-1/2-qt. baking dish; sprinkle with the shredded cheese. Set aside. Melt remaining 1 Tbsp. butter; mix with the bread crumbs. Sprinkle over macaroni mixture.
Bake 20 min. or until heated through.
Serve this main dish with a mixed green salad for a quick and tasty weekday meal.
Prepare as directed, substituting KRAFT Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese for the Cheddar cheese and 1/2 lb. chorizo sausage, cooked and drained, for the ham.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g
Saturated Fat 12g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 37g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.