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Thursday, September 08 2016

Stir up something new with a hearty and creamy 20-minute pasta dinner. Milk and herbed cream cheese make a quick sauce, and crisp asparagus adds delicious crunch. Perfect for occasions like bereavement meals to be delivered. 


4 - cups dried bow tie or rotini pasta
1 - 10 ounce package frozen cut asparagus or broccoli
8 - ounces cooked ham slices, cut into thin strips
1 - 8 ounce container soft-style cream cheese with chives and onion
1/3 - cup milk
Fresh chives (optional)

Cook the pasta according to package directions, adding the frozen asparagus the last 5 minutes and the ham the last 1 minute of the cooking time. Drain and return pasta to pan.
Stir together cream cheese and milk; add to the pasta mixture in the pan. Stir gently over medium heat until the mixture is heated through. If desired, garnish with fresh chives. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Ham-and-Asparagus Pasta)
Per serving: 505 kcal cal., 24 g fat (12 g sat. fat, 140 mg chol., 905 mg sodium, 45 g carb., 1 g fiber, 25 g pro. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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