2- Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook macaroni according to package instructions.
3- Add the mixed vegetables to the pot 2 to 3 minutes before the macaroni is done. When cooked, drain and set aside.
4- In the meantime, in another pot, melt the butter on medium heat. Add flour and stir until it forms a thick paste. Let cook 2 minutes.
5- Incorporate the milk gradually while whisking. Simmer until thickened.
6- Add the nutmeg and cayenne pepper and season. 7- Melt 1 cup (250 ml) of the cheese in the hot sauce and season. Add the ham. 8- Transfer to an oven-proof casserole dish. Add the cooked macaroni to the vegetables and stir. Top with the remaining grated cheese and put in the oven. Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories: 600 Protein: 33 g Fat: 26 g Carbohydrate: 59 g Fibre: 5 g Sodium: 963 mg
Suggestion: If your family loves olives, add a few before covering the macaroni with the cheese. You’ll love the change!