Ham Broccoli Pasta Casserole

Ham broccoli pasta casserole is wonderful for using up leftover ham after the holidays or anytime you just want a good casserole to serve family and friends.  You could actually use turkey or chicken in this casserole, too.  This ham broccoli pasta casserole makes a great weeknight meal and all you need is a salad and bread.  You might like to check out my recipe for sweet cornbread muffins to go with this casserole.

Ham broccoli pasta casserole simple ingredients needed:


Pasta (I used small pasta shells)

Frozen broccoli pieces

Shredded cheddar cheese

Chicken broth

Cream of chicken soup, undiluted

Evaporated milk


Green onion


Black pepper

Dry mustard

Garlic powder

Butter, melted

Ritz cracker crumbs

This recipe reheats well too so you can enjoy it over a few days. The flavor is great and it comes out nice and creamy! We love easy casseroles and this one is super simple.

“OMG this is so YUMMY!! My husband and I really loved this.. thank you so much for sharing it. It is definitely a keeper!” -Tess

You may also enjoy this delicious Chicken Noodle Casserole. It’s one of our most popular recipes, super easy to make and great for a busy night.

Full printable recipe in recipe card below. 

Ham Broccoli Pasta Casserole

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Ham Broccoli Past Casserole

This easy casserole is one your family will love. Perfect for a busy night! Bonus you don’t have to precook the pasta!

Prep Time10 mins

Cook Time35 mins

Total Time45 mins

Course: Main Course, Side Dish

Cuisine: American, southern

Keyword: broccoli pasta casserole, ham casserole

Servings: 8 servings

Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

  • 1 1/2 cups cooked chopped ham
  • 1 1/2 cups dry uncooked pasta (I used small pasta shells)
  • 1 cup frozen broccoli pieces no need to thaw or cook
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 14.5 ounce can chicken broth
  • 1 10.5 ounce can cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 4 tablespoons butter or 1/2 stick melted
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder


  • 4 tablespoons or 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1 cup crushed Ritz cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • In a large mixing bowl combine, combine ham, pasta, broccoli pieces and shredded cheese.  In another bowl combine the chicken broth, cream of chicken soup, milk, melted butter, green onion, salt, pepper, mustard and garlic powder.  Mix with a spoon and pour over ham, broccoli, pasta and cheese

  • Mix all ingredients and pour into at least a 2 quart baking dish. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven, uncovered for 35 minutes.  Remove, stir and add topping below on top of partially cooked casserole.

Topping Instructions

  • Mix together well and sprinkle over top of casserole while you have it out of the oven.

  • Put casserole back in oven and bake, uncovered for another 40 minutes.  Remove and let cool for about 15 minutes before serving.  Makes about 8 servings.

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