Easy Straw and Hay

Easy Straw and Hay

Bring the fabulous flavors of Italy to your dinner table! Serve colorful pasta cooked with ham and Green Giant Select® Broccoli Florets - a dish that's ready in 30 minutes!

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

6

(1 1/2-cup)

8
oz. uncooked fettuccine
8
oz. uncooked spinach fettuccine
2
cups Green Giant Select® Frozen 100% Broccoli Florets
1
(16-oz.) jar Parmesan and mozzarella pasta sauce
6
oz. prosciutto or cooked ham, cut into thin strips
1/2
cup sliced roasted red peppers (from a jar)
1
(2.25-oz.) can sliced ripe olives, drained
2
oz. (1/2 cup) shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
  1. Cook fettuccine in large saucepan to desired doneness as directed on package. (Spinach fettuccine may cook in less time; add to plain fettuccine according to times on package.) Add broccoli during last 3 to 4 minutes of cooking time. Drain in colander.
  2. In same saucepan, heat sauce as directed on jar. Add fettuccine and broccoli; mix well. Stir in ham, roasted peppers and olives. Sprinkle with cheese.
Makes 6 (1 1/2-cup) servings
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Recipe Fact
Straw and Hay is an Italian recipe that uses equal amounts of plain and spinach fettuccine. The pasta is tossed in a rich sauce of butter, cream and Parmesan cheese. This simple version recreates these flavors with convenient purchased cheese sauce.
Kitchen Tip
After adding frozen vegetables to the pot of cooking pasta, return water to a boil before clocking the remaining cooking time.
Serving Suggestion
Rosé wine and focaccia go well with this quick fettuccine. Pass a bowl of red and green grapes at the end of dinner.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 1/2 Cups)
  • Calories 450
    • (Calories from Fat 135),
  • Total Fat 15g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,),
  • Cholesterol 120mg;
  • Sodium 1530mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 56g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 23g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 4 Starch;
    • 4 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 1 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4 ;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.