Ham & Cheese Pasta Bake

Ham and Cheese Pasta Bake

Yield 6 to 8 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (16oz) box Ziti
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 2 cups (8oz) Cabot Extra Sharp White Cheddar, shredded
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 lb about 2 to 3 cups fully cooked ham, cubed
  • 1 (10oz) bag fresh spinach, thinly sliced

Instructions

  1. Prepare ziti according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large stock pot, melt butter. Stir in flour until smooth; gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat, stir in the cheeses, garlic powder, and pepper; cook and stir until cheese is melted.
  3. Drain ziti; add to sauce mixture. Stir in ham and spinach; cook until spinach welts. Transfer to a greased 13x9-inch baking dish.
  4. Bake uncovered at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 to 25 minutes or until heated through.

Recipe Notes

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