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Cheesy Ham Pasta

User Rating 4.5 Star Rating (2 Reviews)


Cheesy Ham Pasta

Cheesy Ham Pasta

Linda Larsen
Cheesy Ham Pasta is a delicious and comforting main dish recipe that uses chopped ham, onion, green bell pepper, and two kinds of cheese sauce. The nacho sauce gives the sauce a bit of a kick.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 6-8 servings


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cups chopped ham
  • 1 (17-ounce) bottle double cheddar sauce (Ragu)
  • 1/2 (15-ounce) jar nacho cheese dip
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 (16-ounce) package fettuccine pasta


Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Meanwhile, in large skillet, heat butter and olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir 3 minutes. Add bell pepper and ham; cook and stir 4-5 minutes longer until tender.

Add pasta to water and stir. Then add sauce, cheese dip, and milk to mixture in skillet. I use the milk to rinse out the bottles of sauce so you get it all out. Bring to a simmer, reduce heat to low, and simmer while the pasta cooks.

When pasta is done, drain and place on serving plate. Spoon sauce over and serve immediately.

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 4 out of 5
Delicious! And lasting!, Guest Katie

When I first looked at this recipe I was looking to find some way to use left over ham that we had during a previous dinner. I bought the remaining ingredients to make this and was ticked at first. It cost about $9 to get the rest of the ingredients, which to me is a little outrageous since I was just looking to serve two people. Than I actually made it and couldn't believe how much I had made! I have enough for at least 4 large meals. It was a MASSIVE batch of food. So if you do make this and you're just looking for a Sunday night dinner for two, I recommend a fourth of the recipe. Otherwise, taste wise, this is delicious! Its tasty and cheesy and was just a hit for dinner! I'd recommend this to anyone who is looking to get rid of leftover ham... Now just to get rid of these leftovers. Yum.

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