Ham and Broccoli Linguine
Thyme provides an earthy flavor to this hearty pasta dish, created by our Test Kitchen. This simple meal-in-one can be on your dinner table tonight!
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 3 ounces uncooked linguine
- 1 cup fresh broccoli florets
- 1/2 cup fresh cauliflowerets
- 1 small carrot, chopped
- 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 3/4 cup 2% milk
- 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 cup julienned fully cooked ham
- In a large saucepan, cook linguine according to package directions, adding the broccoli, cauliflower and carrot during the last 5 minutes of cooking.
- Meanwhile, in another saucepan, saute mushrooms in butter until tender. Stir in the flour, thyme, salt and pepper until blended; gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in cheese.
- Drain linguine and vegetables; transfer to a serving bowl. Add ham and sauce mixture; toss to coat.
Nutrition Facts2-1/2 cups: 502 calories, 21g fat (11g saturated fat), 81mg cholesterol, 1443mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 4g fiber), 35g protein.
Originally published as Ham and Broccoli Linguine in Cooking for 2 Winter 2009