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Rotini and Cheese Recipe

Looking for an easy Rotini and Cheese recipe? Learn how to make Rotini and Cheese using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mandalb99

Makes 4 servings



Pasta with cheddar cheese sauce, ham and peas

Recipe Ingredients for Rotini and Cheese

6 ounces ham, diced
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup finely chopped onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1 cup 1% low-fat milk
3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
8 ounces uncooked pasta
3/4 cup frozen green peas, thawed

Recipe Directions for Rotini and Cheese

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet to medium-high. Add butter and oil; swirl to coat. Add onion; sauté for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add garlic; sauté for 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add flour, and sauté 1 minute, stirring frequently. Stir in mustard. Gradually add 1 cup milk, stirring constantly with a whisk, and bring to a boil. Cook for 3 minutes or until slightly thickened. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Add cheese, salt,and pepper, stirring with a whisk until smooth.

  3. 2. Place pan over low heat. Stir in ham, pasta, and peas; cook for 1 minute or until thoroughly heated, tossing to coat.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 250.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
440
Calories from Fat
172
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.1g
29%
Saturated Fat
8.6g
43%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
99mg
33%
Sodium
1070mg
45%
Potassium
457mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
44.1g
15%
Dietary Fiber
2.6g
10%
Sugars
6.1g
Protein
23.0g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 26% Iron 17%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • High in thiamin
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