Dinner Shortcuts: Ham and cheese noodle casserole

Brandy O'Neill

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This delicious ham and cheese noodle casserole is perfect for the crazy weeknight rush.

ham and cheese noodle casserole

Dinnertime rush is my all-time least favorite time of the day. Everyone is hungry and time is short. This simple recipe can be ready in less than 30 minutes and is creamy, full of flavor and beyond easy. Trust me, there are no more hungry kids in the house after this dish!

Ham and cheese noodle casserole

Yields 8 x 8-inch dish


  • 8 ounces egg noodles
  • 2 cups diced ham
  • 1 can cream of chicken or mushroom soup
  • 1/3-1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Bring a medium-size pot of water to a boil over high heat. Add in noodles and cook until al dente. Drain and add back to pot.
  2. Stir in ham, soup, 1/3 cup milk and shredded cheese. Add the pot over low heat just to warm but careful not to burn.
  3. If the mixture is too thick, simply add in a little more milk until the mixture reaches your desired consistency.

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Brandy O'Neill
Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New York. Her food is influenced by her small town roots as well as her many travels around the world.