Snap Peas 'n' Ham Alfredo Recipe
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Snap Peas 'n' Ham Alfredo Recipe

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This fast-to-fix entree comes together in a jiffy with help from a frozen pasta and veggie medley. Adding ham and fresh sugar snap peas really jazzes it up. Add some red pepper flakes to the creamy mixture for an extra kick.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 package (24 ounces) frozen pasta, broccoli and Alfredo sauce
  • 2 cups fresh sugar snap peas
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 cups cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 305 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 1482 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 22 g protein.


  1. Prepare pasta and sauce according to package directions. Meanwhile, place peas and water in a microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 2-3 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
  2. Stir the peas, ham, oregano and pepper into pasta mixture; cook and stir for 3-4 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Snap Peas 'n' Ham Alfredo in Simple & Delicious November/December 2006, p8

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Jul. 29, 2013

"Nice fresh recipe for the summer"

Reviewed Sep. 8, 2012

"Plan to try, using non-frozen items. Saved in recipe box. Thank you for sharing recipe!!"

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