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Creamy Ham Penne

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

Updated: Oct. 22, 2022
This is a quick and delicious pasta dish that is also healthy. Approximate nutritional value per serving: 233 calories, 6g fat, 19g carbs
Creamy Ham Penne Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cups uncooked whole wheat penne pasta
  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 package (6-1/2 ounces) reduced-fat garlic-herb spreadable cheese
  • 1 cup cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. In a large saucepan, cook penne according to package directions, adding broccoli during the last 5 minutes of cooking; drain. Remove and set aside.
  2. In the same pan, combine milk and spreadable cheese. Cook and stir over medium heat until cheese is melted, 3-5 minutes. Add the ham, pepper and penne mixture; heat through.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/4 cups: 371 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 672mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 7g fiber), 25g protein.

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