This ham casserole is egg noodles, broccoli and diced ham in a creamy sauce, all topped with cheese and baked to golden brown perfection. A comfort food classic that's the perfect way to use up leftover ham!
- 12 ounces egg noodles cooked in salted water according to package directions
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
- 2 cups whole milk
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
- 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese divided use
- 2 1/2 cups diced ham
- 1 1/2 cups broccoli florets cooked
- salt and pepper to taste
- cooking spray
- 1 tablespoon parsley chopped
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Coat a 3 quart baking dish with cooking spray.
Melt the butter in a large pan over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Whisk in the flour and cook for 1 minute.
Pour in the milk and cream, then simmer, whisking constantly, until sauce has just thickened.
Add the parmesan cheese and 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese to the milk mixture, along with salt and pepper to taste.
Stir until the cheese has melted.
Place the egg noodles, ham and broccoli in a large bowl. Pour the sauce over the top, and toss to coat evenly.
Pour the pasta mixture into the prepared pan, and top with remaining cheddar cheese.
Bake, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until pasta is bubbly and cheese has just started to brown.
Sprinkle parsley over the top, then serve.
Calories: 644kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 160mg | Sodium: 569mg | Potassium: 414mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1385IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 465mg | Iron: 1.7mg