Czech Šunkafleky (Ham & Noodles)

Anita Schatz

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@Babaspastries

Being from the poorer side of town, I grew up on economical dishes passed down from my Baba from Czechoslovakia. This is still a favorite of my German husband and Czech family.


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Serves:

6 or more large portions

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
ground leftover baked ham
1 lb
box of noodles, either wide, elbow or your choice of a noodle with substance, not spaghetti type
1/8 lb
butter or margarine
3-4 dash(es)
onion powder (not onion salt)
5 dash(es)
ground black pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
After baking a ham I grind the leftovers and freeze in 1 pound packs. Defrost 1 pound in microwave for this and keep warm. Do not heat in pot or it will dry out.
2
Cook the noodles in a dutch oven per package directions for al dente and drain in colandar. Put noodles back in pot.
3
Cut the butter up on top of the noodles and toss until melted and mixed well without breaking up the noodles.
4
Add the heated ground ham to the noodles, sprinkling onion powder and ground black pepper to taste on top and toss.
5
Serve in bowls..depending on the size of the bowl, you can feed a nice size family with this or have it for more than one meal.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Eastern European
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom