ham and cheese pasta bake

Ham and Cheese Farfalle

  • Author: Kate Morgan Jackson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop and Oven
  • Cuisine: American


This warm and filling recipe for ham and cheese farfalle takes macaroni and cheese and kicks it up with ham and bowtie pasta!


  • 8 ounces farfalle (bowtie) pasta, cooked and drained
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 46 ounces cubed cooked ham
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese


  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour and pepper until smooth. Whisk in milk and bring to a boil. Add cheddar and stir until melted.
  2. Turn off heat and stir in cooked pasta and ham.
  3. Transfer to greased baking dish and scatter parmesan on top.
  4. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes and serve.