-Skinny Ham Mac & Cheese

-Skinny Ham Mac & Cheese

Prep time 25 minutes
Meal type Lunch, Main Dish
Misc Child Friendly, Freezable, Pre-preparable, Serve Cold, Serve Hot

Ingredients

  • 350 Grams ham
  • 1 Tsp. extra spicy cajun spice
  • 500 Grams cooked whole wheat macaroni
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/3 cup bbq sauce
  • 100 Grams shredded cheese (for the topping)
  • olive oil for the pan

cheese sauce

  • 300 Grams fat free greek yogurt
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 150 Grams strong cheese (such as parmesan or manchego)

Directions

1.
Stir greek yogurt, salt, pepper and strong cheese together to form a creamy sauce. Set aside.
2.
Heat some oil in a pan and when it's hot, add ham and cajun spice and sautee until crispy.
3.
Add cooked macaroni, bbq and tomato sauce, more salt if needed and stir.
4.
Add the cheese sauce, stir and sautee for 5 minutes.
5.
Remove pan from heat and pour macaroni in a baking dish.
6.
Top with shredded cheese.
7.
Bake at 250ºC until cheese is golden. This will take about 15 minutes in a non-preheated oven, since everything is already cooked.

Note

Don't use a mild cheese for the cheese sauce or it'll taste more of yogurt than it should.