8 oz. bowtie pasta * ¼ cup butter * 1 clove garlic, minced
¼ cup flour * ½ tsp. salt * 1/8 tsp. pepper
2 cups milk * ½ tsp. mustard * 2 ½ cups shredded Colby cheese
4 oz. cooked ham, julienned * ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8-10 minutes or until al dente; drain. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan over med. heat, melt butter. Sauté the garlic for 30 seconds. Whisk in flour, salt and pepper. Cook and stir until smooth. Pour in milk, a little at a time, stirring constantly. Bring to a boil for 1 minute. Stir in mustard and Colby. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally, until cheese is melted. Remove from heat and stir in pasta and ham. Pour into a 2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle with Parmesan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbly and golden.