Be the first to
rate this recipe!
Create a Recipe Makeover

Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 371.4
  • Total Fat: 8.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 26.7 mg
  • Sodium: 808.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 60.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.3 g
  • Protein: 19.2 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Ham & Asparagus Casserole calories by ingredient
Report Inappropriate Recipe

Ham & Asparagus Casserole

Submitted by: SLAUGEL

Introduction

This speedy Asparagus-and-Ham Casserole is pure comfort food and needs only 10 minutes to bake. That's because most of the prep work (cooking pasta and making a light cream sauce) is done on the stovetop. Simply bake to brown the breadcrumbs and make the filling bubbly. This speedy Asparagus-and-Ham Casserole is pure comfort food and needs only 10 minutes to bake. That's because most of the prep work (cooking pasta and making a light cream sauce) is done on the stovetop. Simply bake to brown the breadcrumbs and make the filling bubbly.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1/4 cup italian breadcrumbs
    1 bag Smart Taste extra wide egg noodles
    2 1/2 cups (1 1/2-inch) sliced asparagus
    1/4 cup all-purpose flour
    1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/8 teaspoon black pepper
    1 cup 1% milk
    1 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
    1 tablespoon margarine
    3/4 cup finely chopped onion
    1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
    1 1/2 cups (1/2-inch) cubed ham (about 8 ounces)
    1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
    2 tablespoons grated fresh Parmesan cheese
    2 tbsp pesto sauce

SparkPeople Sponsored Video


Directions

Preheat oven to 450.

Cook pasta in boiling water 7 minutes, omitting salt and fat. Add asparagus; cook 1 minute. Drain.

Place flour, thyme, salt, and pepper in medium bowl; gradually add milk and broth, stirring with a whisk until well-blended.

Melt the margarine in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onion; saute 4 minutes.
Add milk mixture; cook until thick (about 4 minutes), stirring constantly. Remove from heat, and stir in juice and pesto sauce.

Combine the pasta mixture, milk mixture, ham, and parsley in large bowl; spoon into a 2-quart casserole. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and cheese.

Bake at 450 for 10 minutes or until filling is bubbly and topping is golden.

Serving Size: Makes 6 1 cup servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SLAUGEL.






Great Stories from around the Web


Rate This Recipe