Quick Ziti with Swiss Cheese and Ham Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Quick Ziti with Swiss Cheese and Ham Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Quick Ziti with Swiss Cheese and Ham

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"Boiled ziti mixed with Swiss cheese and fried ham to make a perfect, quick meal."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    15 mins


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the ziti pasta, and cook for 8 minutes, or until tender. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a small skillet over medium-high heat. Fry the ham in the oil until browned, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat and set aside. When the pasta is done and drained, mix in the ham and Swiss cheese until cheese is melted.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 12, 2006

A few changes: I sauted chopped red onion with the chopped ham (in butter instead of oil) and used shredded mozzarella instead of cubed swiss. Also,just drain the pasta, don't rinse it.Fast, easy, and tasty!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 21, 2011

It tasted great where the cheese was but for some reason my cheese would not melt properly. It led to disappointment with my family.


30 Ratings

May 14, 2008

I loved how quick and easy this was, but also thought it was bland. I assume the recipe didn't call for salt or any other seasoning because the ham should be salty enough. Instead of Swiss I would try some sort of bagged shredded cheese to save the step of dicing the Swiss. I would also add some sort of veggie, like chopped broccoli. In this case I had to add some milk because it looked so dry and dumped a bunch of different seasonings, like salt, pepper, Mrs. Dash and garlic powder.

Jan 01, 2008

Simple and tasty! I used whole wheat penne. I chopped leftover ham and grated extra sharp cheddar (also a leftover). I added finely chopped onion to the ham and cooked both in a little oil. I served it with a green salad. A simple, post-holidays meal!

May 14, 2008

We all loved this - the melted stringy swiss cheese is great. I added bite size steamed asparagus to make it a one dish meal. Delicious!

Oct 08, 2009

QUICK! Great way to use up some leftover ham! Hubby said its a keeper and surprizingly "Filling". I had some leftover Green beans to add for color....did add diced onions, used the cellaphane swiss but added some fresh picarino parmesan into it...It smelled so great cooking!

Apr 15, 2006

This sounds good. I think provolone cheese would be good if you switch it with the swiss

Mar 09, 2011

VERY EASY. As a mother of a 6 month old I'm always looking for quick meals. I put milk and swiss cheese in with the ham after I cooked the meat, let it melt, then added some pepper and rosemary and then the mixture in with the noodles. Served with Asparagus. Will make again.


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  • Calories
  • 697 kcal
  • 35%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 87.8 g
  • 28%
  • Cholesterol
  • 52 mg
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 24.3 g
  • 37%
  • Fiber
  • 3.6 g
  • 15%
  • Protein
  • 30.1 g
  • 60%
  • Sodium
  • 116 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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