Creamy Pasta with Ham and Asparagus
Creamy Pasta with Ham and Asparagus is a quick and easy dinner that is super delicious! The cream cheese sauce is amazing - even picky eaters love this meal!
- 8oz cream cheese
- 2 teaspoons chicken base
- 5 cups milk or cream
- 4 tablespoons lemon juice
- lemon pepper (to taste)
- 1lb cooked rotini pasta
- 1lb ham (chopped into bite sized pieces)
- 1lb asparagus (chopped into bite sized pieces)
|In a large skillet over medium heat, add ham and asparagus. Stir occasionally until hot and asparagus is cooked to your liking. |
Scoop into a bowl with the cooked pasta and set aside. Use the same pan to make the sauce.
|Over medium heat, add cream cheese, chicken base, and 1 cup of milk to the skillet. Stir occasionally until cream cheese has melted. |
Slowly add remaining milk while whisking.
Add lemon juice and lemon pepper.
Let sauce simmer, whisking often, for about 10 minutes, or until thickened.
Add the pasta to the sauce and stir to coat.
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