Ham-and-Asparagus Pasta
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INGREDIENTS
  • 4 cups dried bow tie or rotini pasta
  • 1 10-ounce package frozen cut asparagus or broccoli
  • 8 ounces cooked ham slices, cut into thin strips
  • 1 8-ounce container soft-style cream cheese with chives and onion
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • Fresh chives (optional)
DIRECTIONS
  1. 4 servings
  2. Start to Finish: 20 minutes
  3.  
  4. Ingredients
  5. • 4  cups dried bow tie or rotini pasta
  6. • 1  10-ounce package frozen cut asparagus or broccoli
  7. • 8  ounces cooked ham slices, cut into thin strips
  8. • 1  8-ounce container soft-style cream cheese with chives and onion
  9. • 1/3  cup milk
  10. •   Fresh chives (optional)
  11. Directions
  12. 1. Cook the pasta according to package directions, adding the frozen asparagus the last 5 minutes and the ham the last 1 minute of the cooking time. Drain and return pasta to pan.
  13. 2. Stir together cream cheese and milk; add to the pasta mixture in the pan. Stir gently over medium heat until the mixture is heated through. If desired, garnish with fresh chives. Makes 4 servings.
  14. We liked it better cold.