Ham & Pea Hide-&-Seek Recipe

Ham and peas mixed with cheesy pasta shells make for a hearty and delicious snack.

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  • 4 cups water
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 cup small shell pasta

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  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 ¼ cup finely chopped ham
  • ½ cup process cheese spread

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[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Put water and salt into saucepan. Bring to a boil on medium-high. Add pasta. Cook, uncovered, for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add peas. Cook, uncovered, for about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is soft. Use strainer to drain pasta mixture. Return pasta mixture to same pot.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Add ham and cheese spread. Turn heat down to medium-low. Heat and stir for about 1 minute until pasta is coated and ham is warm. Serves 2.[/step-item][/step-list-wrapper]

[nutrition-info calories=”588″ calories_fat=”” fat=”22.8g” sat_fat=”11.6g” choles=”129mg” sodium=”1,218mg” carbs=”51g” sugars=”” protein=”43g” fiber=”5g”]

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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