Bow-Ties with Ham

Turn leftover ham into something special with tender pasta, rich Alfredo sauce, fresh asparagus, colorful sun-dried tomatoes and creamy cheese.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 6

3
cups uncooked bow-tie (farfalle) pasta (6 oz)
1
jar (16 oz) Alfredo pasta sauce
10
medium asparagus spears, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 1 cup)
1/2
cup sun-dried tomatoes in oil and herbs, drained, chopped
1
cup diced (1/4 to 1/2 inch) cooked ham
1
cup shredded Havarti cheese (4 oz)

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 2-quart casserole with cooking spray. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 3-quart saucepan, heat Alfredo sauce over medium heat, stirring frequently, until hot. Gently stir in cooked pasta, asparagus, tomatoes and ham. Stir in 1/2 cup of the cheese. Pour into casserole.
  • 3 Cover; bake 35 to 45 minutes or until bubbly. Top with remaining cheese.

Expert Tips

As a fun starter to this meal, serve hummus with pita chips.

Feta cheese can be used in place of the Havarti.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (1 1/3 Cup)
Calories
560
(
Calories from Fat
320),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
35g
35%
(Saturated Fat
20g,
20%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
110mg
110%;
Sodium
930mg
930%;
Total Carbohydrate
41g
41%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
22g
22%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.