Recipes and Cooking Creamy Macaroni-and-Cheese Ham Bake 3.7 (47) 2 Reviews Make a warming cheesy casserole with leftover ham or chicken. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 25 mins Bake Time: 30 mins Total Time: 55 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 7.25 ounce package macaroni and cheese dinner mix 1 ½ cup cubed cooked ham or chopped cooked chicken 1 ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese (6 ounces) 1 cup cream-style cottage cheese ½ cup sour cream ½ cup chopped onion ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper ¼ cup soft bread crumbs 1 tablespoon snipped fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes (optional) 1 tablespoon butter, melted Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Prepare macaroni and cheese mix according to package directions, except do not add salt to water. Stir in ham, 1 cup of the cheddar cheese, the cottage cheese, sour cream, onion, and pepper. Transfer mixture to an ungreased 1-1/2-quart baking dish. In a small bowl, combine bread crumbs and, if desired, parsley; stir in melted butter. Sprinkle over macaroni mixture. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 cup cheddar cheese. Bake, uncovered, about 30 minutes or until mixture is heated through and crumbs are golden. Makes 4 servings. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 557 Calories 28g Fat 49g Carbs 37g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 557 % Daily Value * Total Fat 28g 36% Saturated Fat 17g 85% Cholesterol 111mg 37% Sodium 2175mg 95% Total Carbohydrate 49g 18% Total Sugars 9g Protein 37g Vitamin C 1.8mg 9% Calcium 514.9mg 40% Iron 4mg 22% Potassium 165mg 4% Folate, total 108.9mcg Vitamin B-12 0.7mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.