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Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Gluten Free Recipe

This creamy macaroni and cheese recipe adds healthful diced tomatoes and cooked cubed ham smothered in Cheddar cheese. Delicious.

Macaroni and Cheese

Recipe Ingredients

2 cans (15-ounce) diced tomatoes
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 tablespoons gluten free flour mixture
2 cups milk
1-1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (6 ounces)
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
8 ounces gluten free macaroni
2 cups cooked ham cut into cubes

Recipe Directions

In medium saucepan, melt butter or margarine on low heat. Stir in flour until it forms a paste. Bring to medium-high heat. Add Cheddar cheese. Stir constantly until melted.

Cook 8 ounces of gluten free macaroni until just done. Do not overcook as the noodles will receive further cooking in the oven.

Place cooked macaroni into greased 2-quart casserole dish. Add ham. Pour over cheese sauce. Stir all together gently.

Bake in 350-degree oven for 30 minutes.

Recipe Notes

    If you would like to freeze your Macaroni and Cheese for later cooking, mix cheese sauce and pasta together in a freezer safe container. Freeze. When ready to cook, thaw Macaroni and Cheese thoroughly. Then bake as directed.

    Did You Know?

  • Casseroles became popular in America during World War I when certain food items were scarce. Leftovers were chopped up and mixed with whatever else was available, and then put in a glass or metal pan and baked. The virtues of these easy to prepare meals are many.
  • If desired, or cutting back on meat, you can omit the ham in this recipe.

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