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Cheesy Macaroni Bake
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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, divided
  • 1 12-ounce can SPAM® Classic, diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 8 ounces elbow macaroni
  • 1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs (1 slice)
  • 1 pinch ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 pound processed sharp American cheese, diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions Launch Kitchen View

  1. 1

    Heat oven to 400°F. Lightly grease 2-quart casserole.

  2. 2

    Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain.

  3. 3

    In casserole, stir together SPAM® Classic and macaroni.

  4. 4

    In medium saucepan, melt 1 tablespoon butter. Blend in flour, salt, mustard, black pepper and cayenne until smooth. Stir in milk; cook over medium heat, stirring, until mixture thickens and boils. Add cheese; cook, stirring, until cheese is melted. Pour over SPAM® mixture; mix well.

  5. 5

    In microwave-safe bowl, melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter; stir in breadcrumbs and paprika. Sprinkle over macaroni. Bake 20 to 25 minutes.

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Cheesy Macaroni Bake

258 Yums Comments
Total Time: 1 hr (including 30 min prep) Makes: 6 servings
The best things really do come in threes. There's The Three Musketeers. Three-ring circuses. And rock- paper-scissors. The best-tasting things come in threes as well: macaroni, cheese and SPAM® Classic. You know what else is amazing? This yummy recipe serves 6—which is two times three!
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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, divided
  • 1 12-ounce can SPAM® Classic, diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 8 ounces elbow macaroni
  • 1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs (1 slice)
  • 1 pinch ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 pound processed sharp American cheese, diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. 1

    Heat oven to 400°F. Lightly grease 2-quart casserole.

  2. 2

    Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain.

  3. 3

    In casserole, stir together SPAM® Classic and macaroni.

  4. 4

    In medium saucepan, melt 1 tablespoon butter. Blend in flour, salt, mustard, black pepper and cayenne until smooth. Stir in milk; cook over medium heat, stirring, until mixture thickens and boils. Add cheese; cook, stirring, until cheese is melted. Pour over SPAM® mixture; mix well.

  5. 5

    In microwave-safe bowl, melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter; stir in breadcrumbs and paprika. Sprinkle over macaroni. Bake 20 to 25 minutes.

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