Ham Pasta Toss

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


6 servings

Updated: Jun. 15, 2022
This is my favorite meal to make when I'm short on time. You can also use different meats or vegetables depending on what you have on hand. —Sharon Gerst, North Liberty, Iowa.


  • 12 ounces uncooked whole wheat spaghetti
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups shredded or cubed fully cooked ham
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 cups frozen peas (about 12 ounces), thawed
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions; drain. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat butter over medium heat. Add ham; cook and stir until browned, 2-4 minutes . Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  2. Stir in spaghetti, peas and parsley; heat through. Sprinkle with cheese; toss to combine.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/3 cups: 374 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 738mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 10g fiber), 23g protein.