Pasta, Ham and Cheddar Au Gratin With Rosemary

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is another recipe I'm sure you will enjoy. It is a quick and easy recipe to prepare, which is great for a weeknight dinner.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Lightly grease a shallow 3 quart baking dish.
  3. Begin cooking pasta according to package directions.
  4. During the last few minutes of cooking the pasta - stir in the frozen peas and cook 1 minute or until the pasta is slightly under done and the peas have thawed.
  5. Drain and return to the pot.
  6. Add cream, ham, Cheddar cheese, Parmesan cheese, rosemary and freshly ground black pepper and toss until well blended.
  7. Spoon into prepared baking dish.
  8. Combine the bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese in a small bowl; sprinkle evenly over the pasta.
  9. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until heated through and golden brown on top.
  10. Garnish with fresh rosemary sprigs if desired.
  11. Serve and enjoy!


Most Helpful

Excellent dish! My boyfriend made this for us last nite and he thought it was really easy to do. I liked the crunchy topping especially. There were a ton of leftovers, so we both have lunch today. We used the fat free 1/2 & 1/2, still turned out nice and creamy. Tuna could also be substituted for the ham next time.

Southern Bug February 20, 2009

This was fabulous. I was looking for recipes to use some fresh rosemary from the garden, so I used fresh instead of dried. I also used the last of some deli ham instead of smoked ham, since that is what I had on hand. It was so delicious, I wish it wasn't so high in fat, I would have it every day!

Idge June 26, 2008

Yum! I received some ham steaks during the holidays and was looking for a recipe to use them as well as some leftover whipping cream. This recipe is definately a find. Everything tasted very good together and the pepper and rosemary were very light undernotes to the pasta and ham. Very decadent comfort food. I am looking forward to many days of delicious leftovers. Thanks so much for posting.

Amber of AZ January 29, 2008

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