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Ham ‘n’ Noodle Hot Dish

Frozen green peas add lovely color to this comforting meal-in-one. The easy, cheesy dish is a great way to use up leftover ham. —Renee Schwebach, Dumont, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup shredded process cheese (Velveeta)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups diced fully cooked ham
  • 1-1/2 cups elbow macaroni or medium noodles, cooked and drained
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes

Directions

  • In a saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons butter; stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in cheese and salt until cheese is melted.
  • Add the ham, noodles and peas. Pour into a greased 1-qt. baking dish. Melt remaining butter; add bread crumbs and parsley. Sprinkle over casserole.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes or until heated through.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 461 calories, 23g fat (13g saturated fat), 91mg cholesterol, 1581mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 28g protein.

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