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Dijon Ham and Asparagus Muffins

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Dijon Ham and Asparagus Muffins
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4
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Dijon mustard imparts focused flavor in these dinner muffins that feature asparagus, ham and cheese.
Updated Apr 14, 2022

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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Cook the asparagus and make the ham mixture up to two days ahead, then cover and store in the refrigerator. Reheat the mixture before serving. Serve with fresh fruit if desired.

Nutrition Information

320 Calories, 20g Total Fat, 16g Protein, 18g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
Calories from Fat
180
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
11g
54%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
70mg
24%
Sodium
960mg
40%
Potassium
280mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
5g
Protein
16g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
8%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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