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OAMC Hearty Mac & Cheese

1 (8 ounce) box elbow macaroni
1 12 cups cooked ham, diced
12 small onion, chopped
vegetable oil cooking spray
1 cup frozen green pea, thawed
14 teaspoon salt
14 teaspoon ground black pepper
18 teaspoon ground red pepper
2 tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 cups milk
2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded


Prepare pasta according to package directions. Drain and keep warm. Saute ham and onion in a large non-stick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat 5 minutes; stir in peas and next 3 ingredients. Set aside. Melt butter in a large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium-low heat. Whisk in flour until smooth. Add milk, whisking constantly, 5 minutes or until mixture is thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in 1 1/2 cups cheese, stirring until melted. Stir in cooked pasta and ham mixture. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Serve immediately.

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