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Ham and Cheese Baked Ziti Casserole Recipe

Updated on February 23, 2015

Ham & Cheese Baked Ziti Casserole

4.9 stars from 14 ratings of Ham & Cheese Baked Ziti Casserole

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 35 min
Yields: Serves six people

This is not your average ham and cheese sandwich casserole! This dish is a combination of ham, cheese and pasta that will leave your taste buds going crazy. You can't go wrong with this easy recipe. Baked pasta dishes are always a crowd-pleaser, and you will leave everyone wanting seconds.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound ham, cut into 1/4 inch cubes
  • 1/2 pound ziti pasta
  • 1 can tomato sauce
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/4 green pepper, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup half & half milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 eggs, boiled
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 4 tablespoons butter

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly butter a baking dish.
  2. In a large pot of boiling water, cook the ziti pasta and eggs. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, melt 3 tablespoons of the butter over medium heat add chopped ham, onions, green peppers, and garlic. Saute for about 4 minutes. Add tomato sauce, sea salt, and pepper cook for 5 minutes then add half and half milk and stir until the sauce is slightly thickened.
  3. Drain the pasta well and return to the cooking pot. Add the tomato sauce and mix together with the pasta. Peel the boiled eggs then set aside.
  4. Spread layer of pasta on buttered baking dish. Sprinkle cheeses and cut the boiled eggs in half and place on the top of dish. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes covered and 5 minutes uncovered.

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      Dora Isaac Weithers 3 years ago from The Caribbean

      Sounds good, looks good; must be good. Thank you for sharing this recipe. Hope I can find gluten-free ziti.

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      titi6601 3 years ago

      MsDora thank you for your kind comments and for stopping by!

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      alansprayvitamins 3 years ago

      I eat this casserole at least once a week and I love it!

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