Cheesy Ham and Tomato Macaroni Bake

Cheesy Ham and Tomato Macaroni Bake Image by: Cheesy Ham and Tomato Macaroni Bake Author: Canadian Living

This casserole has few ingredients and is easy to prepare. Other short pastas, such as penne and fusilli, can replace the macaroni. For a crisp topping, broil during the last 2 to 3 minutes of cooking time. Serve with a side salad.

  • Portion size 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 lb (454 g) elbow macaroni
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded Canadian old Cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 cup cooked ham diced
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated Canadian Parmesan cheese

Method

In saucepan of boiling salted water, cook macaroni according to package directions until al dente, drain and return to pot.

Meanwhile, in small skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; cook onion, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 7 minutes. Add to drained pasta.

Combine Cheddar cheese, ham, tomatoes, salt and pepper; add to pasta mixture and toss to combine. Scrape into lightly greased 13- x 9-inch (3 L) baking dish. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake in 350?F (180?C) oven until light golden, about 45 minutes.

Nutritional facts Per each of 10 servings: about

  • Fibre 3 g
  • Sodium 748 mg
  • Sugars 4 g
  • Protein 19 g
  • Calories 347.0
  • Total fat 13 g
  • Potassium 311 mg
  • Cholesterol 45 mg
  • Saturated fat 7 g
  • Total carbohydrate 39 g

%RDI

  • Iron 21.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 47.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 27.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 9.0
  • Vitamin C 18.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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