Ham-Linguine Florentine

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Title: Ham-Linguine Florentine
Yield: 3 Servings
Categories: Pasta, Ham

Ingredients:

3 oz Linguine
8 oz Ham; julienned
1 tb Slivered almonds
1 c Sliced mushrooms
1/2 c Chopped onion
1 c Fat-free beef broth
1/2 c Evaporated skim milk
1 tb Cornstarch
1/2 ts Dried marjoram; crushed
2 tb Dijon mustard
1/4 c Chopped fresh parsley
6 oz Fresh spinach; coarsely
-chopped


Cook the linguine according to package directions. Let the linguine sit in
the water while finishing the recipe.

In large saucepan cook almonds over medium heat about 1-2 minutes or until
golden, stirring constantly. Remove almonds from pan and set aside.

In same pan, cook mushrooms and onion in broth about 2 minutes or just till
vegetables are tender. Combine milk and cornstarch and mix well. Stir milk
mixture and marjoram into pan. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture
is thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. Stir ham,
mustard, and parsley into saucepan; heat through. Stir in the spinach and
heat til just wilted. Stir in linguine and place on plates. Sprinkle
toasted almonds over all.

Per serving: 344 Calories; 11g Fat (27% calories from fat); 27g Protein;
38g Carbohydrate; 45mg Cholesterol; 1381mg Sodium

Recipe by: Low Calorie Recipes - Spring, 1990 Posted to TNT - Prodigy's
Recipe Exchange Newsletter by on Jul 29, 97