1 ½ cups evaporated skim milk (1 12-oz. can)
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 ½ cups shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
2 teaspoons prepared mustard
¼ teaspoon black pepper
2 ½ cups cooked elbow macaroni rinsed and drained
1 cup x full diced 97% fat free ham
3 tablespoons fine bread crumbs
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 8 X 8 baking dish with butter-flavored cooking spray.
In a covered jar, combine evaporated skim milk and flour. Shake well to combine. Pour milk mixture into a medium saucepan sprayed with butter-flavored cooking spray. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, until mixture starts to thicken. Stir in Cheddar cheese, mustard, and black pepper. Continue cooking, stirring often, until cheese melts. Add macaroni and ham. Stir well to combine. Pour mixture into prepared baking dish. Evenly sprinkle bread crumbs over top. Bake for 30 minutes. Place baking dish on a wire rack and let set for 5 minutes.