Creamy Spaghetti with Ham

Creamy Spaghetti with Ham

  • Recipe Serves: 4
  • Prep Time : 20 min
  • Cook Time : 25 min

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces spaghetti
  • 1 Tbsp. Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon o crumbled Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon Cube
  • 1 cup Mexican crema
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 piece (8 oz.) deli ham, cut into cubes
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions reserving 1 1/2 cups pasta cooking water before draining. Combine Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon with 3/4 cup pasta water until dissolved. Gradually whisk in crema; set aside.
  2. While pasta is cooking, heat oil over medium heat in large deep skillet and cook ham stirring occasionally, until golden brown, about 9 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  3. Add drained spaghetti to skillet and cook, stirring, until heated through.
  4. Stir in crema mixture, adding as much additional pasta cooking water as needed to thin sauce to desired consistency. Cook until heated through. Season with pepper.

*For a twist on this classic, puree 3 medium roasted, peeled and seeded poblanos with the crema and bouillon before adding as much water as needed to skillet to thin sauce to desired consistency.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Serving Size 1 serving Servings Per Container Value Amount Per Serving Nutrient Type
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 680
Calories from Fat 270
Total Fat 30 g
Saturated Fat 13 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 110 mg
Sodium 1430 mg
Total Carbs 72 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 3 g
Protein 21 g
Calcium 2 %
Iron 15 %
Vitamin C 0 %
Vitamin A 15 %
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