Ham-and-Asparagus Pasta


Stir milk into herb-seasoned cream cheese to make a velvety sauce for this ham and pasta dinner.

Ham-and-Asparagus Pasta
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 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

  • cup milk

  • Fresh chives (optional)


  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.

  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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

505 Calories
24g Fat
45g Carbs
25g Protein
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.

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