Ranch Ham and Cheese Pasta

 Ranch Ham and Cheese Pasta


1 (16 ounce) package penne
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 cup fat-free milk
2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1 teaspoon salt-free lemon-pepper seasoning
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon dried minced onion
½ teaspoon dill weed
¼ teaspoon onion powder
⅛ teaspoon pepper
1 cup (8 ounces) reduced-fat sour cream
2 cups cubed fully cooked lean ham
1½ cups shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend
¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese


1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.

2. Meanwhile, in a Dutch oven, melt butter; whisk in flour until smooth.

3. Gradually add milk and seasonings. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.

4. Reduce heat; fold in sour cream until blended. Add ham and pasta; cook and stir until heated through.

5. Remove from heat; stir in Mexican cheese blend until melted. Sprinkle with Parmesan and serve.

Serves 10

Per serving
Calories 306
Total Fat 9g
Sat 5g
Protein 20g
Carb 38g
Fiber 2g
Cholesterol 27mg
Sodium 612mg

Diabetic Exchanges: 2½ starch, 2 lean meat

Top 5 Easy Chicken Dinners

 Halloween Ideas and Recipes

 Halloween is the fun holiday, dressing
 up and candy are the main attractions stress, all play and chocolate!
 Use our ideas and recipes so
 this Halloween you can feel like
 a kid again while giving your
 own kids lasting memories!

Halloween Ideas

Halloween Recipes

Homemade Costumes

Halloween Parties

Haunted Houses

Halloween Crafts

Halloween Games

Halloween Facts

Halloween Crafts

Family Recipes

Get Organized


From budget worksheets to housecleaning schedules (and everything in between),
our free checklists will help you stay organized and stress-free.

Free Printable Checklists

Weekly Menus

Dinner Ideas_and_Weekly_Menus

Use our free meal plans so you don't have to worry about what's for dinner! They're weekly menus; complete meals with side dishes and recipes. All family pleasing dishes even picky kids will love.