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Straw And Hay Pasta

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  Skim milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Low fat cottage cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), divided
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Vegetable cooking spray 1
  Diced lean cooked ham 4 Ounce
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Frozen english peas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fettuccine 4 Ounce (Uncooked)
  Spinach fettuccine 4 Ounce (Uncooked)

Combine milk, cottage cheese, and cornstarch in container of a food processor or electric blender.
Top with cover, and process until smooth.
Transfer milk mixture to a medium non- stick skillet.
Place over medium heat; add 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, and nutmeg, stirring until cheese melts.
Set aside.
Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium heat until hot.
Add ham and garlic; saute 2 minutes.
Stir in peas, and saute 2 minutes.
Remove from heat, and stir in reserved milk mixture.
Set aside.
Cook fettuccine and spinach fettuccine according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.
Place in a large bowl; pour ham mixture over pasta, tossing gently until well combined.
Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1425 Calories from Fat 176

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.3%

Saturated Fat 8.4 g41.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 43.4 mg14.5%

Sodium 1571.2 mg65.5%

Total Carbohydrates 213 g71%

Dietary Fiber 13.5 g54.1%

Sugars 27.9 g

Protein 89 g178.7%

Vitamin A 34.9% Vitamin C 26.7%

Calcium 81% Iron 21.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Straw And Hay Pasta Recipe