Ham & Cheese Bowties

16 oz farfalle pasta

1/4 c. butter

1 clove garlic, minced

1/4 c. all-purpose flour

1/2 tsp salt

1/8 tsp ground black pepper

2 c. milk

1/2 tsp prepared mustard

2 c. shredded Colby cheese

2 c. cooked ham, cubed

1/4 c. grated Parmesan cheese

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta & cook 8-10 minutes or until al dente, drain.
3. In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Saute garlic for 30 seconds. Whisk in flour, salt & pepper. Cook & stir until smooth. Pour in milk, a little at a time, stirring constantly. Bring to a boil for 1 minute. Stir in mustard & Colby. Continue to cook stirring occasionally until cheese is melted. Remove from heat & stir in ham & pasta. Pour into a baking dish. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top.
4. Bake 30 minutes or until bubbly & golden.