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#ad This One Pot Ham and Cheese Pasta Recipe is the perfect way to use up that leftover holiday ham! A quick and easy recipe full of pasta, swiss cheese, and ham! showmetheyummy.com Made in partnership w/ @smithfieldfoods #HolidayHub
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One Pot Ham and Cheese Pasta

This One Pot Ham and Cheese Pasta Recipe is the perfect way to use up that leftover holiday ham! A quick and easy recipe full of pasta, swiss cheese, and ham!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Dish, Pasta
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bow-tie pasta, cheesy, One Pot
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 751kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 large yellow onion sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound  leftover Smithfield Hickory Smoked Spiral Sliced Ham diced
  • (16 oz) box bow tie pasta
  • cloves  garlic minced or pressed
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2  cup  white wine or 1/2 cup water, but wine adds more flavor
  • 4 1/2  cups  water
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt more or less to tsate
  • 1 (8 oz) block swiss cheese shredded
  • 1/2  cup  shredded parmesan

Instructions

  • Melt butter over medium heat in a large stockpot.
  • Once melted, add in onion, salt and pepper and cook for 5-7 minutes, or until tender.
  • Add in ham, pasta, garlic, mustard, wine (if using), water, and additional salt.
  • Bring to a simmer and simmer for 9-13 minutes, or until pasta is al dente.
  • Stir pretty regularly to prevent sticking.
  • Remove from heat and stir in swiss and parmesan.
  • Taste and re-season, if necessary, and enjoy!

Video

Notes

The sauce will be a little loose right away, but thickens up over time.

Nutrition

Calories: 751kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 1703mg | Potassium: 472mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 485IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 549mg | Iron: 2mg