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Pasta with Peas, Ham and Parmesan Cheese

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 15 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 cups pasta)
Resistant starch: 4 grams

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

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