Lighter Straw and Hay

Go light and lean with a classic. What you purchase makes all the difference.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
(9-oz.) pkg. refrigerated fettuccine
1
(9-oz.) pkg. refrigerated spinach fettuccine
1 1/2
cups Green Giant® SELECT® frozen baby sweet peas, thawed
2
tablespoons margarine or butter
2
(8-oz.) pkg. fresh mushrooms, sliced
6
oz. thinly sliced lean ham, cut into 1/2-inch strips
3
cups skim milk
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/3
cup light cream cheese (from 8-oz. tub)
1/8
teaspoon nutmeg
3/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 In Dutch oven or large saucepan, cook fettuccine to desired doneness as directed on packages, adding peas during last 1 to 2 minutes of cooking time. Drain. Return to saucepan or place in large serving bowl; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, melt margarine in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms; cook and stir 2 to 4 minutes or until tender. Add ham; cook and stir 1 minute.
  • 3 In small bowl, combine 1/2 cup of the milk and the flour; blend until smooth. Gradually stir in remaining milk. Pour into skillet; cook over medium heat until mixture is bubbly and slightly thickened, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low; stir in cream cheese and nutmeg. Cook until cream cheese melts, stirring occasionally.
  • 4 Pour sauce mixture over cooked fettuccine. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese; toss gently to coat.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 3/4 Cups
    Calories
    490
    (
    Calories from Fat
    130),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    75mg
    75%;
    Sodium
    990mg
    990%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    63g
    63%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    9g
    9%
    ),
    Protein
    28g
    28%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    40%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    4 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 2 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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