Cheesy Ham Casserole Recipe

Cheesy Ham Casserole Recipe

How To Make Cheesy Ham Casserole

A versatile ham casserole recipe which makes use of leftover ham from the holidays! An amazing combination of cheeses and delectable ham.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 1lbmedium shells pasta
  • cupbutter
  • cupflour
  • cupsmilk
  • 1cuplight cream
  • ½tspdijon
  • 1onion powder
  • ¼tspthyme
  • salt & pepperto taste
  • 3cupssharp cheddardivided
  • 1cupGruyere Cheese
  • 2tbspparmesan cheese
  • 2cupsdiced ham
  • 2tbspbuttermelted
  • ½cupPanko bread crumbs
  • 1tbspfresh parsley


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Mix together topping ingredients, set aside.

  2. Cook shells al dente according to package directions. Drain well.

  3. Meanwhile, melt butter, flour and seasonings in a saucepan. Allow to cook 1 minute.

  4. Slowly add in cream and milk while whisking after each addition. The mixture will seem thick at first but will smooth out with each addition.

  5. Once all of the cream/milk is added, whisk while bringing to a boil over medium heat. Allow to boil 1 minute.

  6. Remove from heat and stir in 2 ½ cups of cheddar, gruyere cheese, and parmesan until smooth.

  7. Mix cheese sauce with cooked pasta and ham and place in a 9×13-inch pan. Add topping and remaining ½ cup of cheese.

  8. Bake 22 to 26 minutes or until heated through and topping is browned. Cool 5 minutes before serving.


  • Calories: 684.50kcal
  • Fat: 37.91g
  • Saturated Fat: 21.10g
  • Trans Fat: 0.55g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.49g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.28g
  • Carbohydrates: 56.64g
  • Fiber: 2.37g
  • Sugar: 6.01g
  • Protein: 28.58g
  • Cholesterol: 130.04mg
  • Sodium: 854.27mg
  • Calcium: 381.40mg
  • Potassium: 464.99mg
  • Iron: 1.47mg
  • Vitamin A: 276.10µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.01mg
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