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Makeover Linguine with Ham & Swiss Cheese Recipe

Makeover Linguine with Ham & Swiss Cheese Recipe

This rich linguine casserole recipe eliminates nearly half the saturated fat from the original—but keeps the creamy texture and distinctive Swiss cheese flavor. —Mike Tchou, Pepper Pike, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 8 ounces uncooked whole wheat linguine, broken in half
  • 2 cups cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1-3/4 cups (7 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese, divided
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) reduced-fat reduced-sodium condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 small green pepper, finely chopped


  • 1. Cook linguine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the ham, 1-1/2 cups cheese, soup, sour cream, onion and green pepper. Drain pasta; add to ham mixture and stir to coat.
  • 2. Transfer to a 13x9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Cover and bake at 350° for 35 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake 10-15 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 293 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 665mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 19g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 fat.

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bjsilve0 User ID: 172187 230014
Reviewed Jul. 22, 2015

"Very easy but this was just ok. It is not something I will make again but would suggest adding peas and more seasoning."

ellimaye1 User ID: 1179808 111577
Reviewed Jul. 11, 2012

"The only change I made was using fat free sour cream. It turned out well and was very creamy. Next time I make it, I think I will try peas instead of green pepper."

wiscook User ID: 1143528 132904
Reviewed Apr. 29, 2012

"i made with cream of celery soup, don't like mushrooms, very good. reheats very well."

danid User ID: 5870512 132148
Reviewed Mar. 10, 2011

"This was ok, but not something I will make again."

kristimae User ID: 1367984 132881
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2011

"My family loved this casserole! I left out the green pepper and added peas, yum!"

atdymoke User ID: 4817217 117072
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2011

"Very easy to do and flavorful too!"

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