One-Pot Ham and Veggie Pasta

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This single-pot meal is the perfect way to use up leftover ham for a weeknight dinner. It's creamy, comforting, and quick-and-easy.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 ½ cups cubed fully cooked ham

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth

  • 1 ¼ cups fat free half-and-half

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 (16 ounce) package farfalle (bow tie) pasta

  • 2 cups frozen peas and carrots

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • chopped parsley for garnish

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add ham and onion; saute for about 3 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in Italian seasoning, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper; cook for 2 minutes.

  2. Whisk together chicken broth, half-and-half, and flour in a bowl until smooth; pour into the pot. Stir in farfalle pasta, cover, and cook for 15 minutes.

  3. Add peas and carrots. Cook until pasta is cooked through, about 8 more minutes. Stir in Parmesan cheese and garnish with chopped parsley. Serve immediately.

Cook's Note:

If the consistency is too thick, add a bit more chicken broth. You can change up this recipe by using a different shape pasta or switching out the Parmesan cheese for another type of cheese.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

552 Calories
18g Fat
71g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 552
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 6g 32%
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 1042mg 45%
Total Carbohydrate 71g 26%
Dietary Fiber 5g 17%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 28mg 138%
Calcium 167mg 13%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 563mg 12%

* 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.

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