Creamy Ham and Penne Pasta

Zesty diced tomatoes, ham and peas combine with penne pasta in a creamy sauce
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Yield: 4 servings (1-1/3 cups each)
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Ingredients

8 ounces dry penne pasta, uncooked

1/2 cup frozen green peas

1 can (10 oz each) Ro*Tel® Mild Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, undrained

1 pkg (8 oz each) 1/3 less fat cream cheese (Neufchatel), cubed

1/2 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

3/4 cup chopped fully cooked lean ham

Directions

  1. 1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt; add peas last 2 minutes of cook time. Drain; set aside and keep warm.
  2. 2. In pan used for pasta, combine all remaining ingredients. Cook and stir over medium heat until cheese melts and mixture is bubbly. Stir in pasta and peas.

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