Baked Rigatoni With Ham

Posted by on October 23, 2006 in Blog | 0 comments

Have some left-over ham? Try this delicious dish.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked rigatoni
  • 1/4 cup butter (half a stick)
  • 2 cups fresh mushrooms, halved
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups cubed cooked ham
  • 1 (10-oz.) package frozen peas
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper

Cook rigatoni according to package directions; drain and set aside. Melt butter in a 3-quart saucepan; stir in mushrooms and onion,. Cook 2-3 minutes, until onion is soft. Stir in flour until smooth and bubbly. Stir in milk and chicken broth with a wire whisk. Cook until sauce thickens. Remove from heat and stir in cheese and all remaining ingredients. Pour into casserole dish and bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.

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