Commercial Alfredo sauce is the secret to getting this creamy pasta dish on the table quickly. And if it's just the two of you, consider serving it with a salad and bread for a fast one-dish meal.
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/3 cup diced cooked ham
1 large sweet red pepper, diced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 (10-ounce) container fresh Alfredo sauce (we tested with Contadina)
1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
2 cups bow-tie pasta, uncooked
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
How to Make It
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add ham, red pepper, and garlic; cook 3 minutes, stirring often. Reduce heat to medium-low; stir in Alfredo sauce, sage, and pepper. Cook, stirring constantly, until thoroughly heated.
Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Add pasta to skillet; toss well. Sprinkle with cheese.