Pasta with Peas, Ham and Parmesan Cheese

Resistant starch: 4 grams


4 servings (serving size: 2 cups pasta)

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 434
Fat 13 g
Satfat 7 g
Monofat 4 g
Polyfat 1 g
Cholesterol 55 mg
Protein 29 g
Carbohydrate 54 g
Sugars 5 g
Fiber 8 g
Sodium 538 mg


1/2 cup light sour cream
1 (10-ounce) box frozen peas, defrosted
8 ounces dry whole-wheat orecchiette or bowtie pasta
4 ounces lean boneless ham, thinly sliced
1 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese, divided
2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon, plus more for garnish
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper


1. Combine sour cream and peas in a small bowl.

2. Cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup of the pasta water.

3. Return pasta to pot and fold in sour cream mixture, ham, 3/4 cup cheese, tarragon, salt, and pepper.

4. Divide among 4 bowls and garnish with additional tarragon and remaining Parmesan cheese.

The CarbLovers Diet,


April 2011
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