Hurry-Up Ham N Noodles Recipe
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Hurry-Up Ham N Noodles Recipe

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Hurry-Up-Ham 'n' Noodles is a rich-tasting entree created by Lucille Howell of Portland, Oregon. "This basic hearty dish is ready to serve in almost the time it takes cook the noodles," she says. "It is super for a luncheon or anytime I'm in a hurry."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 5 to 6 cups uncooked wide egg noodles
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1-1/2 cups julienned fully cooked ham
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 619 calories, 43g fat (25g saturated fat), 193mg cholesterol, 1154mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 22g protein.


  1. Cook noodles according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Gradually whisk in cream. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir for 2 minutes longer or until thickened.
  2. Add the ham, cheese, onions, salt and pepper; cook, uncovered, until heated through. Drain noodles; add to ham mixture. Toss to coat; heat through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Hurry-Up Ham N Noodles in Taste of Home April/May 1999, p9

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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cathy.egan User ID: 1358968 252288
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2016

"Been making this one since published in 1999"

Momof3.Lex User ID: 8817667 246030
Reviewed Mar. 26, 2016

"LOVE this recipe, during the week it's a quick meal that's tasty and kids and husband ALL love too!! Also have make it for potlucks and everyone has loved it!!"

justmbeth User ID: 1196484 217445
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2015

"I have been making this for several years. One of my favorite ways to use leftover ham."

rubecake User ID: 8037047 49585
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2014

"It was good"

puzzlemad User ID: 3329799 64550
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2014

"Very good!"

elendil User ID: 1434607 52663
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2013

"Every time i have leftover ham, i make this for dinner. it is wonderful and the recipe is perfect, I wouldn't ever change a thing! It's one of my families favorites, thank you for sharing this recipe :)"

lsobi User ID: 7557834 203053
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2013

"This is all my kids favorite meal!"

FREIBERG93 User ID: 1808784 49581
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2011

"This is so easy and delicious. It is our family's favorite after Christmas and Easter left over recipe. My 5 year old has asked for it for her birthday dinner too. DELICIOUS"

mhafen User ID: 5342720 32584
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2011

"My kids loved it but since we don't enjoy onions (thus leaving them out), it seemed a little blah and very fattening to me"

beth_koreski User ID: 3733622 25496
Reviewed May. 2, 2010

"This recipe is one of my favorites and so easy to prepare. I substitute a dash of onion powder for the green onion and add frozen green peas (thawed) instead. I usually serve it with cornbread and a fruit on the side for a complete and delicious weeknight meal. Yum!"

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