Two Ham Hot Dish Recipes Sure to Delight
Today we share with you two ham hot dish recipes sure to delight the entire family. Hot dish is a tradition throughout the Midwest, but in Minnesota, it’s legendary. In print since the year 2000, Theresa Millang’s Great Minnesota Hot Dish has been the go-to source for this comfort food for years. We hope you enjoy these super-easy-to-prepare dishes.
CHEESE AND SAUSAGE PASTA BAKE
1 pound pasta
1 pound Polska Kielbasa or smoked sausage
1 (24-ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
2 cups cottage cheese
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
Preheat oven to 350˚F.
Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Slice sausage into 1/2-inch pieces, and cook in a large skillet over medium heat until lightly browned. Stir in pasta and spaghetti sauce. Gently stir in cottage cheese and 1 cup mozzarella cheese. Pour pasta mixture into a lightly greased 11×7-inch baking dish. Top with remaining 1 cup mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese. Bake30 minutes. Serves 4–6.
HAM ’N’ NOODLES HOT DISH
8 ounces spaghetti noodles, cooked according to package directions and drained
2 cups cubed cooked ham
2 cups shredded Swiss cheese
1 (10 1/2-ounce) can condensed cream of celery soup, undiluted
1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
Preheat oven to 350˚F. Combine spaghetti noodles, ham, and cheese in a large bowl. Combine soup, sour cream, onion, and green pepper in a small bowl. Layer 1/3 noodle mixture and 1/2 soup mixture in a lightly greased 13x9x2-inch baking dish. Repeat layers, and top with remaining 1/3 noodle mixture. Bake, uncovered, 45 minutes or until very hot. Serves 6.
Note: A green salad and rolls complete this meal.
Updated with a fresh design and wholly revised, the second edition of Great Minnesota Hot Dish includes new recipes, thanks to new coauthor and noted cook Karen Corbett.
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