Harvest Green Beans, Ham and Penne

Enjoy this pasta dinner made using ham, squash, green beans and penne flavored with lemon-pepper seasoning that’s ready in 25 minutes – perfect for Italian cuisine.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 5

Ingredients

8
oz. (2 1/2 cups) uncooked penne (tube-shaped pasta)
8
oz. fresh green beans, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces (2 cups)
2
tablespoons olive oil
1
medium onion, cut into thin wedges
2
small yellow summer squash, sliced
1
cup bite-sized cooked ham strips
1/2
teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
1/4
teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
  • 1 Cook penne to desired doneness as directed on package, adding green beans during last 7 to 8 minutes of cooking time. Drain penne and beans.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion; cook and stir 2 minutes. Add squash; cover and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until tender.
  • 3 Add ham, lemon-pepper seasoning, marjoram, cooked penne and green beans and remaining 1 tablespoon oil; mix well. Cook 3 to 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
    Calories
    300
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    440mg
    440%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    44g
    44%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    14g
    14%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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