Pasta With Ham and Herbed Cheese

Total Time
20mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

All You Dec 2006

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb whole-wheat spiral shaped pasta
  • 2 (5 ounce) packagessoft herbed cheese (such as Alouette or Boursin )
  • 14 lb boiled ham, cut into cubes
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and prepare pasta according to package directions. Set aside 1 cup pasta cooking water and drain pasta. Return pasta to pot; crumble pieces of cheese over pasta.
  2. Add ham, salt and pepper to taste and parsley to pasta mixture. Pour in 1/2 cup pasta cooking water and toss or stir until cheese is melted and pasta is coated. Stir in more cooking water if mixture looks dry.