Springtime Penne Recipe

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Springtime Penne

Kimberly Grell

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@BriansDisneyGal

With ham, asparagus, onion and pasta in a creamy sauce, this stovetop supper is tasty enough for even your pickiest guests. It's great with Penne, but you can also try it with Mostaccioli or another type of pasta.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

3 c
uncooked penne pasta
1 lb
fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
1
large onion
1/4 c
butter, cubed
1/2 lb
fully cooked ham, cubed
1/2 c
heavy whipping cream
1/4 tsp
pepper
1/8 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute asparagus and onion in butter for 5-8 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender.
2
Add the ham, cream, pepper and salt; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook over low heat for 1 minute. Drain pasta. Add to the asparagus mixture; toss to coat. Serve immediately.
3
*TIP*: A slice of angel food cake topped with fresh strawberries or other fruit makes a perfect finish to this entree. Don't forget a dollop of whipped cream!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian