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Creamy Bow-Tie Pasta with Spring Vegetables and Ham

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Creamy Bow-Tie Pasta with Spring Vegetables and Ham
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 2
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Tired of too-big pasta recipes? Try a just-for-two dinner that's big on veggie goodness.
Updated Mar 5, 2010

Ingredients

  • 2 frozen soft white or crusty wheat dinner rolls (from 12.4-oz bag)
  • 1 cup uncooked bow-tie (farfalle) pasta (2 oz)
  • 4 oz fresh asparagus, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces (3/4 cup)
  • 1/2 cup ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots, quartered lengthwise
  • 1/4 cup frozen sweet peas
  • 3/4 cup cooked ham strips (1x1/4 inch)
  • 1/4 cup light garlic-and-herbs spreadable cheese (from 6.5-oz container)
  • 1 teaspoon butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried dill weed

Steps

  • 1
    Bake rolls as directed on bag.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 4-quart saucepan, cook pasta as directed on package, adding asparagus, carrots and peas the last 6 minutes of cooking time. After adding vegetables, return to boiling; cook until pasta is tender and vegetables are crisp-tender. Drain; return to saucepan.
  • 3
    Add ham and spreadable cheese to pasta mixture. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until cheese is melted and smooth.
  • 4
    Remove rolls from oven. Brush with butter; sprinkle with dill weed. Serve warm with pasta mixture.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    You can use broccoli in place of the asparagus for a change of pace.

Nutrition Information

430 Calories, 16g Total Fat, 23g Protein, 49g Total Carbohydrate, 11g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
Calories from Fat
140
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
7g
35%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
50mg
17%
Sodium
1350mg
56%
Potassium
540mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
49g
16%
Dietary Fiber
4g
17%
Sugars
11g
Protein
23g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
90%
90%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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