Recipes and Cooking Pasta Recipes Ham-and-Asparagus Pasta 2.8 (4) Add your rating & review Stir milk into herb-seasoned cream cheese to make a velvety sauce for this ham and pasta dinner. 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 June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Total Time: 20 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 4 cup dried bow tie or rotini pasta 1 10 ounce package frozen cut asparagus or broccoli 8 ounce cooked ham slices, cut into thin strips 1 8 ounce container soft-style cream cheese with chives and onion ⅓ cup milk Fresh chives (optional) Directions 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. 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. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 505 Calories 24g Fat 45g Carbs 25g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 505 % Daily Value * Total Fat 24g 31% Saturated Fat 12g 60% Cholesterol 140mg 47% Sodium 905mg 39% Total Carbohydrate 45g 16% Protein 25g Vitamin C 25.4mg 127% Calcium 70.7mg 5% Iron 4.1mg 23% *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.