Italian Spaghetti with Ham


A great spaghetti recipe made with ham and black olives. Easy enough for every day, but elegant enough for a special meal.

4 servings


  • 8 ounces spaghetti

  • 2 cups sliced ham, diced

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten

  • ¼ cup sliced black olives

  • ¼ cup chopped parsley

  • salt to taste

  • ¼ cup butter


  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions.

  2. While spaghetti is cooking, heat the 1 tablespoon butter or margarine in a large skillet. Saute ham and garlic.

  3. Drain spaghetti well, and combine with sauteed ham and garlic in the skillet. Over very low heat, slowly stir in the cheese, eggs, olives, and half of the parsley. Remove from heat. Add salt and butter to taste, and sprinkle with remaining parsley. Serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

554 Calories
29g Fat
46g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 554
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29g 37%
Saturated Fat 14g 72%
Cholesterol 225mg 75%
Sodium 1271mg 55%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 8mg 40%
Calcium 177mg 14%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 410mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.