Ham and Spaghetti Alfredo

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

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.

4
Servings
308
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

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.

 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
11g
16%
Sugar
10g
11%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Carbohydrate, by difference
40g
31%
Protein
11g
24%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
10mg
13%
Calcium, Ca
165mg
17%
Choline, total
7mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
16µg
4%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
6mg
2%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
44mg
6%
Selenium, Se
3µg
5%
Sodium, Na
502mg
33%
Water
49g
2%

Ham Shopping Tip

Bone-in cuts tend to be slightly less expensive than their boneless counterparts, and have more flavor.

Ham Cooking Tip

According to the USDA, the recommended internal temperature for cooked pork should be 145 degrees Fahrenheit.