Ham and Pasta Casserole

4
Crystal ~

By
@crystal7

Rich, creamy and sinfully delicious! You may be tempted to eat it straight from the saucepot before its baked. :)

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
approx 6-8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • ·
    2 cups cooked, cubed ham
  • ·
    8 ounces linguine or spaghetti, cooked and drained
  • ·
    ½ cup red bell pepper, chopped
  • ·
    ½ cup green bell pepper, chopped
  • ·
    1 cup onion, chopped
  • ·
    1 cup monterey jack cheese, shredded ( use any cheese you like)
  • ·
    ½ cup parmesan cheese, freshly shredded
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    1½ cups of half and half
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    1 cup chicken broth
  • ·
    ¼ cup cooking sherry or white wine
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    4 tablespoons butter
  • ·
    4 tablespoons cornstarch
  • ·
    1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • ·
    ¼ teaspoon black pepper, or to taste
  • ·
    1 teaspoon yellow mustard

How to Make Ham and Pasta Casserole

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 2 quart casserole dish; set aside. Prepare pasta.
  3. In a medium stock pot add the butter. Over medium heat, melt the butter and add the onion, and bell peppers. Cook for 3-5 minutes.
  4. Stir in the cornstarch and stir until blended. Stir in the chicken broth, sherry, and half and half. Cook until mixture until it becomes thickened.
  5. Turn heat to low and stir in the Parmesan cheese and half of the Monterey Jack cheese; stirring until cheese is melted and creamy. Remove from heat and stir in mustard, salt, pepper and ham.
  6. Combine the cooked pasta with the sauce mixture.
  7. Add the pasta mixture to prepared casserole dish. Sprinkle remaining Cheese on top of casserole.
  8. Cover with foil and bake for 35-40 minutes.

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About Ham and Pasta Casserole

Course/Dish: Pork, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American




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