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

Step-By-Step

1After 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.
2Cook the noodles in a dutch oven per package directions for al dente and drain in colandar. Put noodles back in pot.
3Cut the butter up on top of the noodles and toss until melted and mixed well without breaking up the noodles.
4Add the heated ground ham to the noodles, sprinkling onion powder and ground black pepper to taste on top and toss.
5Serve 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