43 Reviews

Spectacular. We really enjoyed this meal so much. I chose to use the peas instead of broccoli. Loved the creamy garlic alfredo sauce. The ham just rounded out this incredible tasting dish. Thanks RecipeNut.

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Laylagirl October 28, 2002

My kind of meal! I made it exactly as stated using peas instead of the broccoli. The alfredo sauce was so rich and creamy. This is an easy dish to make and oh so flavorful, something I will be making over and over again. Thanks for sharing this great recipe. :-)

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Merlot August 30, 2002

Wow, the garlic really stood out in this recipe! I used fresh garden peas and bacon when I made it. The other nice thing about this dish was how quickly it came together. I went from chopping the bacon to licking my plate clean in half an hour.

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Sackville June 20, 2002

This was a very yummy dish! Had my 5 yr old DS help me w/ preparation - he loves to whisk & stir! A great addition to my recipes! We'll be having this one often! I made this w/ the peas, extra garlic - & then when it was completely finished & ready to serve, I sprinkled it w/ Parmesan & Roman cheeses. MMMMMMmmmmmmmmmmm good! Thanks for sharing!

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WJKing November 21, 2002

Very good, I've made this a few times now and it is very yummy and easy. One time I did forget to save the cooking water from the pasta and it makes a huge difference in the texture of this dish. Now I keep a measuring cup in the sink so I can't forget when i drain the pasta! Thanks for posting love this recipe!

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bud's mom May 04, 2010

Very good, quick dinner. Needed a meal for my in-laws on their anniversary (they stopped for a visit) --this was good enough and 'fancy' enough to serve to company and I loved that I had all the ingredients on hand. We all really enjoyed it, even my children. An added bonus --I got to use up some of our left-over Christmas ham!

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Musical Joy December 27, 2002

This was a wonderful pasta salad. The cream cheese gave this a wonderful added flavor and I will be fixing this many many times again. I can also see fixing this with maybe some shrimp and avocado in place of the ham and peas. Thanks so much for sharing this. Prepared for PAC Fall/2008.

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gertc96 October 19, 2008

Boy, this the spot! Best of all, it didn't leave us feeling horrible after eating it. DH always gives me a look when I tell him we're having the lower fat version of certain recipes. I got that look tonight when I told him that we were having low fat alfredo. I chose the pea option and will have fun experimenting with other add-ins in the future. He and I both thought this recipe was delicious. I didn't use all the reserved water and forgot to top it with parmesan and it was still great. Thanks for posting the recipe. I'll be making this again.

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Lucky in Bayview December 03, 2012

I made mine with broccoli that I pan roasted as the water boiled. This was a great way to use up left over ham and the creamy sauce is rich but not too heavy. I even made mine with skim milk and you'd never know! This ones a keeper for sure.

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Just_Gwen April 09, 2012

This recipe had 2 key elements I love in a dish - quick preparation and all the ingredients were on hand! I used boneless chicken breast that I sauteed in olive oil along with chopped onion and minced garlic. I added the 1T butter right in the pan, stirred in the flour and milk mix, cooked 'til thickened, then stirred in the cheeses and seasonings. I drained the farfalle and peas, stirred it in along with the 1/2c. reserved pasta water, and presto! dinner was ready. Even my DD loved it!

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Joy1996 March 31, 2003
Bow Ties Alfredo With Ham and Peas (Or Broccoli)