Spaghetti with Broccoli and Ham

When you serve this refreshingly low-fat pasta dish, all you need to complete the meal are some marinated tomatoes and crispy breadsticks.


2 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 327
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 11 g
Satfat 5.2 g
Monofat 3.9 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 17 g
Carbohydrate 40.1 g
Fiber 2.4 g
Cholesterol 42 mg
Iron 2.4 mg
Sodium 740 mg
Calcium 158 mg


3 ounces uncooked spaghetti
1 cup small broccoli florets
1/2 cup light Alfredo sauce (such as Contadina)
1/2 cup diced low-sodium ham (about 2 1/2 ounces)
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
2 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese


Cook the spaghetti in boiling water 9 minutes, omitting salt and fat. Add broccoli; cook 1 minute. Drain well.

Combine Alfredo sauce and ham in a small saucepan. Cook 2 minutes or until hot. Add spaghetti mixture and pepper, and cook until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle each serving with 1 teaspoon cheese.

Elizabeth Taliaferro,

Cooking Light

April 2000
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