Ham & Peppers Penne Pasta

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Carrie Elizabeth 100

"This came together by throwing together some odds and ends I had on hand, but was such a huge hit I was told to write it down quick before I forgot how I did it!"
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20 m 4 servings
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  1. - Start pasta boiling in a large pot of salted water
  2. - In a large skillet, melt butter and saute garlic
  3. - Whisk in flour to make a roux stirring constantly
  4. - Slowly whisk in 1 3/4 cups of heavy cream
  5. - Let bubble for a few minutes stirring constantly
  6. - Add mushrooms, ham, green & red pepper and onion
  7. - Continue cooking while stirring on medium low heat for about 5 minutes
  8. - Add parmesan cheese and stir
  9. - Add cooked drained pasta (try not to drain super well so a little pasta water goes in the pot with the sauce)
  10. - Add salt and pepper to taste and serve hot with a crusty bit of bread


This was so good! We all really liked this and we'll have it again. I followed the recipe exactly except for using rotini instead of penne, although I'm sure penne would be great too. We used ...

Great recipe, Carrie! My entire family really enjoyed this delicious dinner.

This is a quick and easy recipe that uses up left over ham. A delicious meal for a weeknight. Thanks for sharing the recipe. My family enjoyed it.