Recipes and Cooking Ham and Spinach Two-Cheese Pasta 4.1 (20) 2 Reviews This hearty yet healthy ham and pasta bake is served in individual ramekins so there's no need to fight over the biggest portion. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on December 19, 2013 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 30 mins Bake Time: 10 mins Total Time: 40 mins Servings: 2 Yield: about 2 1/2 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ⅔ cup dried whole grain or gluten-free penne pasta 2 teaspoon olive oil ½ cup chopped onion (1 medium) 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon dry mustard ½ teaspoon ground black pepper ½ cup evaporated fat-free milk ¼ cup shredded reduced-fat Italian-blend cheeses (1 ounce) 2 tablespoon shredded Parmesan cheese 1 5 ounce package fresh baby spinach 2 ounce cubed lower sodium cooked ham Directions Preheat oven to 400°F. In a medium saucepan cook pasta according to package directions; drain and set aside. In the same saucepan heat oil over medium heat. Add onion; cook about 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in flour, dry mustard, and pepper. Cook and stir for 1 minute. Gradually stir in evaporated milk. Cook and stir until slightly thickened. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. Stir in Italian-blend cheese and 1 tablespoon of the Parmesan cheese until melted. Gently stir in pasta, spinach, and ham. Divide pasta mixture between two ungreased 10-ounce ramekins or individual casseroles. Sprinkle with the remaining 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese. Bake, uncovered, about 10 minutes or until tops start to brown. Blaine Moats Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 322 Calories 10g Fat 38g Carbs 21g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 2 Calories 322 % Daily Value * Total Fat 10g 13% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 23mg 8% Sodium 522mg 23% Total Carbohydrate 38g 14% Total Sugars 11g Protein 21g Vitamin C 23mg 115% Calcium 411mg 32% Iron 4.7mg 26% Potassium 78mg 2% Folate, total 149.4mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.