Main Dishes

Ham and Macaroni Bake

This was a recipe my mom made whenever there was leftover ham from a big holiday meal. She used canned cream of mushroom soup but I updated the recipe by making my own sauce instead. This recipe will make 1 large and 1 small casserole or 2 medium sized casseroles. This dish freezes quite well so you can have one tonight and the other another day when you don't have time to cook.

8
4 cups ham, cubed
1.5 pounds of elbow macaroni, cooked to package directions
1 large onion, diced
1 pound button mushrooms, diced
4 tbsp Smart Balance or butter
1/2 cup flour
1/3 cup dry white wine
2 cups chicken stock
3 cups low fat milk
1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves
salt and pepper
2 cups shredded low fat swiss cheese
2 tsp olive oil
Spray 2 oblong casserole dishes with cooking spray. Place the cooked macaroni on the bottom of the dishes. Top with the ham. Spray a large skillet with cooking spray and heat the oil. Add the onion and...
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Nutritions

Calories
554

Sodium
873mg
36% DV

Fat
30g
46% DV

Protein
18g
36% DV

Carbs
48g
16% DV

Fiber
10g
41% DV

Put those overripe bananas to good use with the best recipe for Easy Banana Muffins! These simple, one-bowl, moist banana muffins are a perfect make-ahead breakfast or snack -- and they're freezer-friendly, too! Best of all, they rise high and have tall, puffy, sugar-coated domes. Add chocolate chips, nuts, or blueberries for the ultimate bakery-style treat!

3/4 c granulated sugar
1/2 c vegetable oil
2 eggs
1 1/2 c mashed banana
1 t vanilla extract
1/4 t almond extract
1 t baking soda
1 t baking powder
3/4 t salt
2 c all-purpose flour
1/2 t cinnamon
1/4 t nutmeg
coarse sugar
12
Nutritions

Calories
205

Sodium
262mg
10% DV

Fat
0.55g
0% DV

Protein
5g
10% DV

Carbs
44g
15% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV