Creamy Veggie Pasta With Ham (Low-Fat)

Total Time
30mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

I was craving Pasta Primavera from our local Italian eatery, but we are trying to make healthier choices. I just happened to have a can of fat-free evaporated milk, so I threw this recipe together. Can't wait to see the nutritional values... I'm hoping it'll rate well because this was really tasty!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Prepare Rotini in a large pot as directed on the box.
  2. On medium-high, heat olive oil in large, deep skillet. Saute garlic & ham, add onions and celery. Cook until soft and translucent.
  3. Add Broccoli and 2 Tbsp Lemon juice. Cook and stir for 1 minute, reduce heat, add 1/4 cup chicken broth.
  4. In medium non-stick saucepan, heat evaporated milk over medium heat.
  5. Using a wire whisk, stir in 2 Tbsp flour, 2 tsp garlic powder, 1 Tbsp basil, 1/8 tsp white pepper, and 3/4 cup chicken broth. Add 3 Tbsp Parmesan, stirring constantly. Do not allow to boil.
  6. When sauce has thickened, pour over ham & veggies and mix well. Drain pasta, return to its large pot, and toss with your creamy veggie concoction.