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Macaroni and Cheese Complete Dinner

"This makes a very good meal, especially during the cold. We like to try different meats in it and always put the jalapeños in. That’s what makes it an adult mac and cheese. - Eulu Stewart, Gainesville


4 Tbsp. flour

4 Tbsp. butter

3 cups milk

8 cups extra sharp cheddar cheese

1 cup diced smoked ham

1 large jalapeño pepper, deseeded and chopped fine

1 lb. elbow noodles, cooked



Melt butter in saucepan on medium heat. Stir in flour. Add milk and stir until smooth. Add 4 cups of cheese; stir. Add ham and jalapeño; stir. Add cooked noodles; stir. 

Pour noodle mixture into 9x11-inch baking dish greased with butter. Top with the remaining 4 cups of cheese. Bake at 375 degrees for about 30 minutes or until golden brown.

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