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There's no need to thaw the green peas. They will have plenty of time to cook in the sauce as it simmers.

Recipe by Cooking Light June 2003


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4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain.

  • While pasta cooks, melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add peas, half-and-half, cheese, and pepper. Bring to a simmer. Cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently (do not boil). Stir in pasta and ham.

Nutrition Facts

361 calories; calories from fat 29%; fat 11.8g; saturated fat 6.6g; mono fat 2.8g; poly fat 0.9g; protein 19g; carbohydrates 42.2g; fiber 4.2g; cholesterol 94mg; iron 3.2mg; sodium 556mg; calcium 148mg.