Add the onions, and cook over a medium high heat until onions soften.
Add the garlic and cook 30 seconds.
Add the ham, and cook 1 minute.
Add the pasta, stock, half & half and some salt and pepper and stir well.
Cover, and bring a boil, then turn down the heat to medium and cook, stirring until pasta is tender (about 8-10 minutes).
Add the cheese and mix in until well combined.
Top Tips for Ham & Cheese PastaYou can easily change this recipe up by switching out the cheese for cheddar or pepper jack, using leftover ham from a holiday meal, even turkey would be great in this! You are limited only by your pantry and what you are willing to try.I sometimes add green beans or peas (if I think I can get away with it), and it adds a lovely pop of color, as well as beefing up the nutrition content.