Ham and Pasta Gratin

Ham and Pasta Gratin

© Lena Staal

Ham and Pasta Gratin

Ham and Pasta Gratin

© Lena Staal

Ingredients (Serves 4)

200
g
square-shaped pasta
4
eggs, separated
50
g
butter, melted
250
g
ham, cut in small squares
250
ml
sour cream
butter, for greasing
1-2
handful
breadcrumbs
salt
pepper
freshly grated nutmeg

Preparation:

  • Cook the pasta in boiling salted water until al dente. Drain. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  • Whisk the egg whites in a mixing bowl until stiff peaks form.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the butter and add egg yolks and season with salt, pepper and nutmeg.
  • In a large bowl, mix the drained pasta, ham, the egg and butter mixture and sour cream and mix to combine. Gently mix in the whisked egg whites.
  • Butter a baking dish and sprinkle the inside with 1 tablesspoon of the breadcrumbs. Pour in the ham and pasta mixture, smooth the top and sprinkle over the remaining breadcrumbs. 
  • Bake in the oven until nicely browned, about 45 minutes. Serve with a green salad.

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