Go Back Email Link
+ servings
Ham Mac and Cheese

Ham Mac and Cheese

Michelle Boulé
Make a classic comfort food with a twist with this recipe for Ham Mac and Cheese. Perfect for using up leftover ham after the holidays!
4.56 from 9 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 927 kcal


  • Baking Dish
  • Wooden Spoon
  • Saucepan
  • Saute Pan


  • 1 Pound Macaroni
  • 4 Tbsp Butter
  • 4 Tbsp Flour
  • 2 ½ Cups Milk
  • 2 Tsp Ground Mustard
  • 5 Cups Cheddar Cheese shredded
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Tsp Garlic Powder
  • 2 Cups Ham Diced
  • 2 Tsp Paprika


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook macaroni. Drain and set aside.
  • In a separate small frying pan, melt butter. Add flour and cook on a medium setting stirring constantly. Cook until the mixture has turned tan and has a toasted nutty small to it. Remove from heat and quickly stir into the milk mixture.
  • Stir in mustard, 4 cups cheese, salt, pepper and garlic powder. Stir until cheese has melted and sauce has thickened.
  • In a large baking dish combine pasta, ham and cheese sauce. Sprinkle the top of the macaroni with additional shredded cheese and a dash of paprika.
  • Bake at 375 for 25 minutes or until center is bubbling and cheese has melted on the top. Serve warm and enjoy!


Like this recipe? It first appeared on my other site The Brooklyn Cook


Calories: 927kcalCarbohydrates: 67gProtein: 48gFat: 51gSaturated Fat: 30gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 158mgSodium: 1255mgPotassium: 562mgFiber: 3gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 1670IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 820mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Ham Mac and Cheese
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!