White Cheddar Mac and Cheese

White Cheddar Mac and Cheese
Makes 12
Prep 15 m
Cook 12 m
Bake 30 m



  1. 1 of 4 Heat oven to 350 degrees . Coat 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Cook pasta in lightly salted water following package directions, about 12 minutes. Drain.
  2. 2 of 4 While pasta is cooking, melt butter in a medium-size, heavy-bottomed saucepan (not nonstick) over medium heat. Stir in flour until well blended; cook 1 minute. Whisk in 1 cup of milk and cook, whisking continuously, until smooth. Whisk in remaining 1 cup milk and continue to cook, whisking until thickened and smooth, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in salt, pepper and nutmeg. Whisk in 2 cups of the cheese until smooth.
  3. 3 of 4 In a large bowl, mix together the pasta, cheese sauce and 1 cup of the remaining cheese. Stir in the peas and ham. Pour into prepared baking dish. Scatter remaining 1 cup cheese evenly over the top.
  4. 4 of 4 Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until bubbly. Remove from oven; allow to cool 10 minutes. May be served warm or at room temperature.
Nutrition Information for White Cheddar Mac and Cheese
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Per Serving: 3 g fiber, 625 mg sodium, 58 mg chol., 10 g sat. fat, 34 g carb., 17 g Fat, total, 21 g pro., 372 kcal cal.