This recipe is from Shirley McNevich's Mom's Best Recipes Vol 1. Published here with her permission.
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(by Shirley McNevich)
2 cups cooked ham (diced)
1 small chopped onion
2 cups dry macaroni
1 TBSP cornstarch
2 fresh tomatoes (diced)
2 cups shredded sharp cheese
4 cups milk
2 slices of bread broken in bite sized pieces
Cook macaroni according to package directions. Set aside. Dice the ham, chop onion, and dice tomatoes. Make cheese sauce by heating 3 1/2 cups milk and stirring in shredded cheese until melted. In a cup, add 1/2 cup of milk and 1 TBSP cornstarch--stir until mixed. Add cornstarch mixture to the cheese mixture and stir until it thickens. In a greased 2 qt. casserole, add ham, onion, tomatoes, macaroni and mix them together. Pour cheese sauce over the top. Add bread pieces to the top. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 40-60 minutes.