Macaroni and cheese is perfect supper food. It's a kids' favorite, and adults like it too. My recipe is simple and almost as quick as the boxed variety. Try this variation with ham, peas and shallots.



Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Follow recipe for Creamy Macaroni and Cheese.

  • Heat oil in medium-high heat in a 10-inch skillet. Saute shallots until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes. Add ham; continue to saute until meat begins to brown, about 2 minutes. Add vermouth and simmer until liquid almost evaporates, about a minute. Add peas. Stir mixture into macaroni and cheese. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

91 calories; 5.5 g total fat; 13 mg cholesterol; 315 mg sodium. 3.8 g carbohydrates; 5.2 g protein; Full Nutrition

Reviews (6)

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7 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
I made this with my own homemade mac and cheese recipe and I put it in a baking dish topped with panko bread crumbs and baked 20 mins at 350. So yummy! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
this is soo good! I love ham and peas. And add that with some mac 'n' cheese-- oooh that is about the best thing in the kitchen! Thank you for posting this recipe! ( i doubled the cheese part and it was mm-mm-mm!) Read More
Rating: 4 stars
yummy;) Read More
Rating: 5 stars
I thought this recipe was tasty and easy to make. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
One of my family’s favourites Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Puts regular mac and chese to shame! We love this! Read More
Rating: 2 stars
Made using some leftover Cure 81 ham but it was bland. Added some basil and red pepper flakes and liked it much better. Read More