Pasta with Ham and Herbed Cheese

Pasta with Ham and Herbed Cheese Recipe

Yield:

4 Servings

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 561
Fat 14 g
Satfat 2 g
Protein 31 g
Carbohydrate 71 g
Fiber 12 g
Cholesterol 54 mg
Sodium 688 mg

Ingredients

1 pound whole-wheat spiral pasta
2 (5 oz.) packages soft herbed cheese, such as Alouette or Boursin
1/4 pound boiled ham, cut into cubes
Salt and pepper
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

Preparation

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and prepare pasta according to package directions. Set aside 1 cup pasta cooking water and drain pasta. Return pasta to pot; crumble pieces of cheese over pasta.

Add ham, salt and pepper to taste and parsley to pasta mixture. Pour in 1/2 cup pasta cooking water and toss or stir until cheese is melted and pasta is coated. Stir in more cooking water if mixture looks dry.

December 2006
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