Asparagus, Ham, Pasta Bake

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Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

Yum! We love fresh asparagus. I especially like it in casseroles, and this one is yummy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6 - 8
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

  • 8 oz
    linguini, or your favorite pasta
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 3/4 lb
    ham or canadian bacon, cubed into bite size pieces
  • 1 bunch
    scallions, chopped (reserving 1/2 cup darkest green pieces
  • 6
    eggs
  • 2 c
    grated sharp cheddar cheese (or a good swiss), divided
  • 16 oz
    (2 cups) ricotta
  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • 1 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    fresh cracked pepper
  • 1 lb
    asparagus, cut into 1/2 inch pieces

How to Make Asparagus, Ham, Pasta Bake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

    Put a large pot of salted water on to boil.

    Grease a 9" X 13" baking dish.
  2. In a large skillet heat oil over a medium heat. Add ham and scallions to skillet, setting aside reserved green parts for topping. Saute until onion begins to soften. Set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl or food processor, combine eggs, 1 1/2 cups of the grated cheese, ricotta, milk, mustard, salt and pepper. Beat until very smooth.
  4. Boil pasta according to directions on box, adding asparagus during last minute of cooking. Rinse under cold water until cooled, and drain.
  5. Add drained noodles back to pot. Add ham and egg mixtures to noodles. Mix until well combined and pour into prepared dish.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and top evenly with remaining 1/2 cup cheese and reserved scallions. Bake 15 minutes more. Let rest for 5 minutes and serve.

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