Fettuccine with Creamy Ham Sauce

This hearty 30-minute pasta dish is full of ham and vegetables and is tossed with a creamy, low-calorie cheese sauce.

Fettuccine with Creamy Ham Sauce
SERVINGS
4
TOTAL TIME
30 mins
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Ingredients
  • 1  12  ounce can evaporated skim milk
  • 2   teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2  teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4  teaspoon salt
  • 1/8  teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3  cup shredded Swiss cheese (1-1/2 ounces)
  • 1   cup sliced fully cooked ham, cut into bite-size strips (about 5 oz.)
  • 1   cup cooked broccoli or cauliflower cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1  2 1/2 ounce jar sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 6   ounces fettuccine, cooked and drained (3 cups cooked)
  • 2   tablespoons sliced green onions (optional)
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Directions
1. 
In a medium saucepan stir together milk, cornstarch, mustard, salt, and pepper. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 2 minutes more.
2. 
Add cheese; stir until melted. Stir in ham, broccoli or cauliflower, and mushrooms. Cook and stir until heated through. Pour over hot pasta. If desired, garnish with sliced green onions. Makes 4 servings.

Variation

  • Microwave directions:

    In a 1-1/2-quart casserole combine milk, cornstarch, mustard, salt, and pepper. Micro-cook on 100% power (high) for 4 to 6 minutes or until thickened and bubbly, stirring after every minute. Add cheese, stirring until melted. Add ham, broccoli or cauliflower, and mushrooms. Cook 2 to 3 minutes more or until heated through. Serve as directed above.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 344, Fat, total (g) 5, chol. (mg) 31, carb. (g) 49, pro. (g) 24, sodium (mg) 766, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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