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Ham Mac and Cheese Recipe

Ham Mac and Cheese Recipe

“I've been using this recipe for years-everyone loves it and it's perfect with a side salad. It also makes a wonderful potluck dish.” Susan Taul - Birmingham, Alabama
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 package (7-1/4 ounces) macaroni and cheese dinner mix
  • 3/4 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 cup cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) cream-style cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onion
  • 1 tablespoon diced pimientos, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard


  • 1. Prepare macaroni and cheese according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, parsley and butter; set aside.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the macaroni and cheese, ham, cottage cheese, sour cream, green onion, pimientos if desired, salt and mustard. Pour into a greased 1-1/2 qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with bread crumb mixture.
  • 3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 534 calories, 28g fat (17g saturated fat), 96mg cholesterol, 1472mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 26g protein.

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JBKE157c User ID: 8265303 222494
Reviewed Mar. 10, 2015

"This was great. Didn't put onions or Pimentos in it just because I didn't have any. My husband loved it he had it for lunch and again for supper. We will have this again."

happyDays2012 User ID: 6444501 210355
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2012

"Loved it!"

lssrls User ID: 1447889 176488
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2009

"This is very good. Will make this again."

Telstar User ID: 470591 163293
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2009

"This is a good recipe and I plan to make it again. I think other cooked meats, such as chicken or turkey could be substituted for the ham."

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