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Ham and Swiss Mac and Cheese

A tried-and-true combo
Ham and Swiss Mac and Cheese
Courtesy of McCormick

The beloved combination of ham and Swiss cheese works great in this mac and cheese. The Swiss adds a soft, nutty flavor to the cheese sauce and the ham adds a meaty, salty bite. 

Recipe courtesy of McCormick

Ready in
65 m
15 m
(prepare time)
50 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


  • 8 Ounces elbow macaroni
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons flour
  • 1 Tablespoon ground mustard
  • 2 Teaspoons rubbed sage
  • 1 Teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 Teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 Cups milk
  • 3 Cups Swiss cheese, shredded
  • 2 Cups cooked ham
  • 1/4 Cup plain bread crumbs


Preheat oven to 350°F.

Cook macaroni in large saucepan as directed on package for al dente pasta.

Rinse under cold water; drain well.

Melt butter in same saucepan on medium heat.

Sprinkle with flour and seasonings.

Cook and stir 1 minute or until well blended.

Gradually stir in milk until smooth.

Stirring constantly, cook 3 minutes or until sauce starts to thicken.

Stir in cheese until melted and smooth.

Remove from heat.

Add macaroni and ham; toss gently to coat.

Pour into greased 2-quart baking dish.

Sprinkle bread crumbs evenly over top.

Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until bubbly and golden brown on top.

Let stand 5 minutes before serving.