Jalapeño Macaroni & Ham Bake

Mac and cheese is the ultimate crowd-pleaser. This version will have the crowd on its feet and cheering. Turn up the heat with jalapeños and ham baked right in.

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Ingredient list

  • 2 pkg. (7-1/4 oz. each) macaroni and cheese dinner
  • 1 Tbsp. oil
  • 15 slices deli-style honey ham, chopped
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 jalapeño pepper s, seeded, chopped
  • 2 clove garlic, minced
  • 4 egg s, beaten
  • 4 pepper Jack cheese slice, coarsely chopped
  • 18 RITZ Crackers, crushed (about 3/4 cup)
  • ½ cup fresh parsley, chopped

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Recipe Tips

1

Heat oven to 350ºF.

2

Prepare Dinners in large saucepan as directed on package. Meanwhile, heat oil in medium skillet on medium heat. Add ham, onions, peppers and garlic; cook 5 min., stirring frequently.

3

Add ham mixture to Dinners with eggs and chopped cheese; mix lightly. Mix cracker crumbs and parsley; stir half into Dinner mixture. Spoon into 2-qt. casserole sprayed with cooking spray; top with remaining crumb mixture.

4

Bake 35 min. or until center is set and casserole is heated through.