My husband said that this meal was good enough to be ordered in a restaurant. He loved it. I used mayonaise instead of Mircle Whip and added 1.5 tsp curry powder. I also used red pepper as that was all I had. Definately a keeper that I would share with friends.
This was pretty tasty. I had no Miracle Whip so I added paprika and garlic powder to regular fat-free mayo and it made a pretty good sub. I also completely forgot to buy ham so I used a package of Lil' Smokies that I cut in half and they worked nicely (I think kielbasa would work, too). Lastly, I added zucchini and doubled the broccoli. It baked up nicely and the whole family loved it. I am going to keep this one to use up our leftover Christmas ham this year. Thanks for posting!
This recipe is a winner, no doubt. Great taste and easy to make. It would probably be great with twice the vegetables (which makes it healthier). You really could do so many different things with this basic recipe and it would be a great dish. Thanks for sharing.
My mom first made this recipe years ago & it is one that I use in my own kitchen now. It's great for leftover ham & really filling. The best part is your vegetables are already included.
I made this using what I had in the house and I didn't measure anything. I searched this because I was trying to find something to do with the leftover ham from Thanksgiving. I used macaroni and mayo and crushed French Fried Onions (like for green bean casserole) for the topping and didn't put in any peppers. I also put all the cheese in the mix and didn't use any on the top. It was delicious!!! I will definitely make this again next time I have ham in the house. My toddler, who resists pasta that is not spaghetti, ate this with gusto. Thank you so much for sharing this!
Fantastic! I doubled the dressing as suggested by other reviewers and it was perfect! This will become a regular on my family's menu! I used crushed cornflakes as I didn't have either croutons or bread crumbs. And I added a tsp of dill weed, personal preference. This looked so good before baking that I'm going to make it as written (with the smaller portion of dressing), don't bake it and eat it as a cold pasta salad!
I doubled the entire recipe. I loved the crunchy crouton & cheese topping. In place of the Miracle Whip, I used mayonnaise and added sugar, vinegar and garlic powder to it (to make it tangy like MW). I could see as I was blending the ingredients that it was going to be way too dry after baking, so I increased the sauce by 50%. It still was pretty dry, but tasted good. I will make this again, but I'd recommend at least doubling the milk and MW. Thanx for sharing.
This is a great dish, it has my daughter's favorite things-ham, cheese, pasta, and broccoli! My husband and I really liked it too. I did leave out the peppers and I used bread crumbs on the top. Next time I would probably add just a little bit more Milk and Miracle Whip as it was slightly dry. I will definitely make again!
Hey! This was the 'winner' for today's search of what to make using my 8 ounce package of diced cooked ham. It was perfect because I made this quickly before going to work. I didn't get to try it, but the feedback I received when I got back was pretty positive. My sister said she'd like me to make it again- she liked it. My dad said it was a little dry. I used rotini pasta, and since I didn't have any croutons to crush I seasoned some dry bread crumbs with some garlic powder and mixed some melted butter in them and sprinkled that on top. Thanks!