Garlic and Ham Spaghetti Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Garlic and Ham Spaghetti Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Garlic and Ham Spaghetti

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"This is a wonderful and quick dinner. I have never not been asked for the recipe when I serve it to friends. Don't be discouraged by the number of ingredients... you can add or delete any items you wish. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top, toss with olive oil and serve with French bread, if desired. Toss in some artichoke hearts if you'd like."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add spaghetti and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter and add garlic, onion, mushrooms, broccoli, olives, and ham. Saute mixture until onions are translucent.
  3. In a large bowl toss cooked spaghetti with vegetable mixture.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 22, 2003

This was a nice change of pace from the regular ham and cheese or ham and cream sauce combos. I used turkey ham and whole wheat spaghetti. Something called "Garlic Sphaghetti" definitely needs more garlic than this recipe says - I think I quadrupled it! I also added some fresh ground black pepper and basil. I've cooked with olives before but when I read the ingredients list for this recipe, I wasn't sure about having them here, but after making it I have to say they definitely belong! They add a lot of flavor to the dish. The servings are quite generous so this is a good recipe for a quick dinner on a busy night when you are REALLY hungry!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 03, 2008

I made this as directed except using fresh broccoli and only 8 oz. of mushrooms. None of us liked it. The flavors of the different ingredients just didn't seem to work together.

 

34 Ratings

Jan 02, 2009

I can't believe more people haven't tried this recipe! It was SO good! I steamed some fresh broccoli and used canned mushrooms since that's all I had on hand. I also cut the garlic down to 1 clove, just out of preference. I was out of olives, so I skipped them and sprinkled some parmesan/romano on top. Delicious!!!

 
Feb 25, 2004

I have made this a few times and really love it. It is so easy to make, throw everything in a pan and sautee. I omit the olives and find it not necessary to toss with olive oil at the end. Wonderful and easy!

 
Jan 17, 2012

Great, basic recipe. I like garlic so did add more as well as some pepper. Had a nice, light flavor and loved how quick it was to make it. Would make again.

 
Mar 04, 2010

As normal didn't have all ingredients but loved the general concept and tasted good stayed as close as I could with the recipe. Something new thanks for this recipe!

 
Jul 29, 2008

I added a little double cream as we like sauce. I also added celery, asparagus and carrot.

 
Dec 06, 2006

Very Yummy dish. The only thing I did different was put a bit of cream with it. Just to give it a bit of sauce. My husband liked it so much, and had to make another batch for him, for work.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 457 kcal
  • 23%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 56.9 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol
  • 38 mg
  • 13%
  • Fat
  • 20.2 g
  • 31%
  • Fiber
  • 7.5 g
  • 30%
  • Protein
  • 14.4 g
  • 29%
  • Sodium
  • 518 mg
  • 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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