8-oz. macaroni (small elbows, small shells or other), cooked
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/4 cup flour
2-1/2 cups milk
3/4 cup sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
1 teaspoon grated onion (optional)
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 cup mayonnaise
1 cup diced leftover ham
2 cups cooked, chopped broccoli
2 teaspoons salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 cup corn flakes or bread crumbs, mixed in 2 teaspoons melted margarine
Cook macaroni. Rinse with boiling water.
In pan, melt butter, add flour and stir for about 30-60 seconds, gradually add milk. Cook until thickened and bubbly. Add cheese, onion and mustard. Fold in mayonnaise, ham, broccoli, macaroni and seasonings. Top with corn flakes or bread crumbs which have been mixed in melted margarine.
Bake in a 2-qt. casserole dish at 375° for 25 to 30 minutes or bake in several smaller casseroles. Freezes well.
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