Savory Ham and Noodle Casserole

Savory Ham and Noodle Casserole

Savory Ham and Noodle Casserole


12 oz Medium or Wide Egg Noodles

1 15-oz. low-fat ricotta cheese

1 cup low-fat sour cream

3/4 cup skim milk

1 cup finely chopped, cooked ham

1/3 cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese

1 10-oz. package frozen peas, thawed

3 egg whites, lightly beaten or 3/4 cup egg substitute

2 Tbs chopped fresh dill or your favorite herb or 2 tsp. dried herbs

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper


Heat oven to 350° F. Prepare noodles according to package directions. Meanwhile, combine ricotta cheese, sour cream, milk, Parmesan and ham in a large bowl; mix well. Add peas, egg whites, dill or other herb, salt and pepper. Drain noodles; rinse with cool water. Add noodles to bowl; toss to coat with ricotta mixture. Spread evenly into 9 x 13-inch glass baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Servings: 12

Source: National Pasta Association

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