SPAM® Mac ‘n’ Cheese

SPAM® have a lovely selection of really easy to make recipes that can be made and served in next to no time.  So once you're fed up with eating left overs from that huge Christmas dinner you made, why not have a go at this filling and comforting SPAM® Mac ‘n’ Cheese. 


Of course I'm not saying you have to wait until after Christmas to make this, give it a go tonight; kids and adults alike will love it!
Print Recipe

https://sites.google.com/a/aglugofoil.com/a-glug-of-oil/home/spam-mac-n-cheese




Serves 3/4.  Preheat oven to 350F 180C/160C fan

Ingredients

1x 340g can of SPAM® Chopped Pork and Ham - cut into 1/2" (12mm) cubes
50g butter
(optional) 75g leeks - sliced
40g plain flour
1 x rounded teaspoon mustard powder
1 x egg - beaten
125g mild Cheddar cheese - grated
350ml milk
130g dried macaroni - cooked according to manufacturer’s instructions
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
A little extra butter to grease the dish
Garnish:  fresh parsley

Method

•    Melt the butter in a saucepan and sauté the leeks on low heat until softened.
•    Add the plain flour, mustard powder, salt and pepper and stir for 2 minutes to cook the flour
•    Gradually add the milk, stirring well between each addition and continue to cook until sauce begins to thicken
•    Take off the heat and allow to cool slightly, then add a little of the hot sauce into the beaten egg, stir well, then add this mixture back into the saucepan and stir well (do not add the egg straight into the sauce or it will "scramble").
•    Meantime cook the macaroni as per manufacturer’s instructions and add to the sauce and stir well.
•    Add the grated cheese (reserving a little for the topping and 3/4 of the cooked cubed SPAM® Chopped Pork and Ham, stir well to combine
•    Grease an ovenproof dish with the extra butter and pour the mixture into the dish.
•    Top the mixture with the remaining SPAM® Chopped Pork and Ham cubes and sprinkle on the remaining grated cheese
•    Cook in a preheated oven 25/30mins until golden
•    Garnish with fresh parsley and serve


Further recipes and information on SPAM® Chopped Pork and Ham products can be found at www.spam-uk.com and you can follow on Facebook

Check out these SPAMbled Eggs and SPAM Fries over at Foodie Quine

 Disclaimer - Recipes and images supplied by SPAM. I received a payment for sharing these recipes on behalf of SPAM

3 comments

  1. Not tried this one before sounds great thanks

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  2. We do love Spam now and again... Always remind me of childhood!

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  3. Sounds and looks nice. Thanks for sharing, i'm going to try it x

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