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A cheesy family favorite perfect as a meal or side dish! 

There’s nothing better than macaroni and cheese. Whether it’s from a box or homemade, it’s a favorite amongst kids and adults. This mac and cheese casserole is made from scratch, so you know it’s going to be delicious! 

It can be served as a hearty meal or as a tasty side dish. It serves 4-6 so it’s a fantastic option for parties! It only takes minutes to prepare and 30 minutes to bake, so moms, have no fear, a fabulous dinner can still be made after a long day at work!

Make this new family favorite your own; use different types of cheeses or different meats in the casserole. Check out this step-by-step tutorial for an inexpensive yet hearty meal! 



  • 4 eggs 
  • 1 ½cups of milk
  • 12-ounce package macaroni, cooked 
  • 8-ounce package shredded cheddar cheese. *Add a little more if you’re looking for an extra cheesy dish! 
  • 2 cups cooked cubed ham. *For this, you can go to your deli counter and ask for ½ inch thick slices of ham and cube it fresh yourself! 
  • ¾ cups seasoned breadcrumbs 
  • Salt and pepper to taste



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cook your macaroni until el dente and drain. 
  3. In a large bowl, lightly beat eggs and milk with a little salt and pepper.
  4. Stir in cooked macaroni, cheese and cubed ham. 
  5. Spray a 7x11-inch baking dish and spoon macaroni mixture into dish.
  6. Sprinkle breadcrumbs on top. 
  7. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes. 


Serve as a main dish with veggies or as a side dish! It’s also great to reheat the next day or just snack on as cold pasta. Enjoy!

Photo Credit: April Schallau

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