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SPAM® Classic One Skillet Mac and Cheese

It’s time you upgraded to the latest version of Mac and Cheese. Hearty chunks of fried SPAM® Classic are tossed with creamy, cheesy macaroni and topped with toasted breadcrumbs. This easy one skillet meal is Mac 2.0.

Serving

Servings
6

Serving

Total Time
30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 (12-ounce) can SPAM® Classic diced
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 2 1/2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 2 cups shredded mild Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 ounces cream cheese
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley, if desired

Directions

  1. Heat broiler to high.
  2. In large broiler-safe skillet, over medium-high heat, cook SPAM® Classic 2 to 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from skillet.
  3. In same skillet, over medium heat, combine milk and macaroni. Bring to a simmer. Cook 5 to 6 minutes, stirring to prevent sticking, until macaroni is tender and mixture has thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in cheeses, 2 tablespoons butter, mustard, cayenne, nutmeg and salt.
  4. In small microwavable bowl, melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter. Add breadcrumbs, stirring to coat. Sprinkle mixture on top of macaroni and cheese.
  5. Broil 3 to 5 minutes or until breadcrumbs are golden brown. Garnish with parsley if desired.

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