Macaroni and Cheese with Ham Recipe

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Kent Published: June 3, 2021 Modified: June 3, 2021
Macaroni and Cheese with Ham Recipe

How To Make Macaroni and Cheese with Ham

Macaroni and cheese is the quintessential classic comfort food. In this particular recipe, ham is added to give it a meatier finish.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Total: 50 minutes



  • 12ozwide egg noodles
  • cupsheavy cream
  • 2cupswhole milk
  • 2tbspall purpose flour
  • ½tspgarlic salt,plus more if needed
  • ¼tspblack pepper,freshly ground
  • cupsItalian cheese,grated & divided
  • 6ozham cubes
  • 1tbspfresh parsley,finely chopped
  • ½tbspdried basil



    1. Butter a 13×9-inch glass baking dish and set aside.

    2. Cook the noodles according to package directions. Add salt to water for boiling. Do not rinse noodles.

    3. In a lager bowl, whisk the cream, milk, flour, ½ teaspoon salt, and pepper.

    4. Stir in 2 cups shredded cheese. Add the noodles and toss to coat. Add any more salt and pepper, if needed.

    5. Transfer to a prepared baking dish.

    6. Sprinkle the remaining shredded cheese over the noodle mixture.

    7. Bake at 350 degrees F for approximately 30 to 35 minutes.

    8. Let sit for about 10 minutes before serving.


    • Calories: 842.72kcal
    • Fat: 55.70g
    • Saturated Fat: 31.65g
    • Trans Fat: 0.94g
    • Monounsaturated Fat: 15.46g
    • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.07g
    • Carbohydrates: 50.46g
    • Fiber: 2.45g
    • Sugar: 7.07g
    • Protein: 35.41g
    • Cholesterol: 231.97mg
    • Sodium: 890.12mg
    • Calcium: 682.90mg
    • Potassium: 445.80mg
    • Iron: 3.07mg
    • Vitamin A: 496.87µg
    • Vitamin C: 2.34mg
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