Penne with Spinach and Ham

Penne with Spinach and Ham

Dinner ready in 25 minutes! Enjoy pasta with spinach and ham - perfect if you love Italian cuisine.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

2 2/3
cups uncooked whole wheat penne pasta (8 oz)
2
teaspoons olive oil
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 1/2
cups grape tomatoes or halved cherry tomatoes
2/3
cup finely chopped cooked ham
1/2
cup dry white wine or water
4
cups fresh spinach leaves
2
tablespoons finely shredded Parmesan cheese
  1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
  2. Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion is tender. Stir in tomatoes, ham and wine. Cook and stir until some of the wine has evaporated.
  3. Add spinach and pasta; toss gently. Sprinkle with cheese.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Betty Tip:
By dicing the ham into small pieces, the flavor penetrates every bite without adding too much sodium.
At 3 carb choices, this is almost a meal in itself—just add a glass of skim milk.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 310
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 610mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 46g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 16g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 1 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.