Ham and Cheese Pasta Bake

Ham and Cheese Pasta Bake


"Not what you may be thinking, this is NOT ham mac n' cheese! This is just a simply wonderfully SIMPLE baked pasta dish with tasty ham instead of the usual boring hamburger or sausage."


50 m servings 272 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 272 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 8 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.8g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 22.1 g
  • 44%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 46 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 1164 mg
  • 47%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine dry pasta, spaghetti sauce, ham, garlic, onion powder and pepper. Fill sauce jar with water, and pour over mixture. Mix well, and spoon into 9x13 inch casserole dish. Cover tightly with foil.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 35 minutes. Carefully remove foil, then sprinkle with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. Bake for 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
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  1. 43 Ratings


This was really easy and good.. Hubby does not care for tomato based sauces, so I substituted a jarred alfredo type sauce.. Still worked excellent. Daughter loved it too! Will definately make ag...

Delicious! I boiled the noodles before hand though (I was nervous about them not getting cooked well enough or becoming soggy) and I baked the casserole for 30 minutes at 350. I also sauted on...

It took an extra 20 minutes to cook this dish completely even though my oven was preheated and I followed the recipe precisely. At the descried time, the food was only very warm in the oven. T...

I had left over ham and chicken from Easter and thought I would give this recipe a try. I did cook the noodles 1/2 way first, before adding to recipe (I couldn't help it). Since I cooked the no...

We had a ton of extra ham after Christmas dinner and were so happy to find this recipe! We had all the ingredients on hand and it was simple, easy, and very tasty! Thanks!

I changed this recipe a bit. I pre-cooked the noodles to just under al dente. Used ham, Cream of Celery (10.5oz) combined w/10.5oz 2% milk, and jalapeƱos. Topped w/cheddar & monterey jack cheese...

As previous reviewers had done, I also sauteed some sliced mushrooms and onions with garlic and added to (Paul Newman's) marinara sauce. Other than that, followed the recipe to a tee and it was...

Very easy and quick dinner recipe. Use any tube-shaped pasta. And I usually have mushroom-flavored spaghetti sauce on hand. Not crazy about onion or garlic powders, so I sautee chopped onions...

loved it, couldn't help it and cooked the pasta, added mushrooms, minced onion and some garlic... everyone loved it including my picky kids, will be making the pasta again! thanks for sharing!