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Ham and Spaghetti Alfredo

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Ham and Spaghetti Alfredo is a spring favorite that combines the rich, creamy goodness of Alfredo with the savory flavor of ham

Leftover ham doesn’t always mean sandwiches. Ham and Spaghetti Alfredo is a spring favorite that combines the rich, creamy goodness of Alfredo with the savory flavor of ham. For a pasta entrée that comes together quickly, use purchased Alfredo sauce and frozen broccoli florets.

Ingredients

  • 8 Ounces spaghetti
  • 2 Cups broccoli florets
  • 1/2 Pound ham, cut into ½-inch cubes
  • 1 10-ounce container light Alfredo sauce
  • 1/4 Teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 Cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, grated
  • Freshly grated pepper, to taste

Directions

Cook spaghetti in a 5-quart saucepan according to the package directions. Add the broccoli florets 2 minutes before spaghetti is al dente. (Use the cooking time given on the spaghetti package as a guideline.) Drain and keep warm.

Add the ham, Alfredo sauce, and pepper flakes to the pan and heat over medium heat until warmed, about 1 minute. Return the spaghetti and broccoli to the pan and toss to mix. Spoon onto individual serving plates.

Sprinkle with the Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and freshly grated pepper.