Dijon Ham and Asparagus Muffins

Dijon mustard imparts focused flavor in these dinner muffins that feature asparagus, ham and cheese.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1/2
lb thin asparagus spears, trimmed, cut into 5-inch pieces
1
cup cubed (1/2 inch) cooked ham
1/4
cup shredded Cheddar-American cheese blend (1 oz)
2
tablespoons chopped green onions (2 medium)
3/4
cup Alfredo pasta sauce
2
teaspoons Dijon mustard
2
English muffins, split, toasted
  • 1 In microwavable pie plate, place asparagus spears; cover with microwavable plastic wrap and cut 1-inch slit in center of wrap. Microwave on High 2 to 3 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender; set aside.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, mix remaining ingredients except muffins; cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated.
  • 3 Place 1 muffin half on each plate. Top each evenly with asparagus spears and ham mixture.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    320
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    20g
    20%
    (Saturated Fat
    11g,
    11%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    960mg
    960%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    18g
    18%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    16g
    16%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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