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Ranch Ham 'n' Cheese Pasta - Recipe

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Another new recipe that was tried this week with great success.
Cheese, ham and pasta..yummy!
Kiddos had seconds and best of all it is quite low in calories all things considered.
You will be quite pleased with the end results.

* Exported from MasterCook *

Ranch Ham 'n' Cheese Pasta

Recipe By: Taste of Home Comfort Food Diet magazine
Serving Size : 10
Categories :

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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16 ounces penne pasta
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 cup skim milk
2 teaspoons parsley flakes -- dried
1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 teaspoon salt free lemon pepper seasoning
1/2 teaspoon minced onion -- dried
1/2 teaspoon dill weed
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
8 ounces sour cream, light
2 cups ham slices, canned -- cooked and cubed
6 ounces Mexican cheese blend -- reduced fat
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese -- shredded

  • Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.
  • In a dutch oven, melt butter; whisk in flour until smooth.
  • Gradually add milk and seasonings. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Reduce heat; fold in sour cream until blended.
  • Add ham and pasta; cook and stir until heated through.
  • Remove from the heat; stir in Mexican cheese blend until melted.
  • Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

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Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 259 Calories; 6g Fat (20.5% calories from fat); 13g Protein; 38g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 22mg Cholesterol; 426mg Sodium.

Serving Ideas: Side salad


I used garlic powder instead of garlic salt as was stated in the original recipe.

** The nutritional results for the recipe from the magazine were: 301 calories, 9 Fat, 27 mg cholesterol, 612 sodium (they used garlic salt), 38 carbs, 20 protein

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