Looking for leftover ham pasta recipes after Easter dinner?
Try this asparagus and ham pasta skillet dinner recipe.
Use up that leftover Easter ham in this delicious and flavorful skillet dinner.
One of the best parts of holiday meals is the leftovers.
I never care if we make too much food on a holiday because then we have leftovers to look forward to.
Leftovers are even better when you have a delicious recipe like this one.
Most likely, you’re a tad burnt out from cooking if you prepared a big Easter meal.
An easy skillet dinner is an appreciated break.
The pasta dish packs a flavor punch, so it’s sure to please the family.
We don’t eat enough asparagus over here.
Anytime I can sneak some asparagus into a dinner is a bonus.
The ham flavor is what stands out; and, thankfully, what distracts most veggie-rebels.
Are you looking for more recipes? Get some use out of your cast iron skillet.
Use some ham for breakfast in this breakfast scramble recipe.
A couple other skillet meals include simple chicken pasta recipe and ginger chicken recipe.
Don’t forget dessert. Here’s a chocolate cookie cake in a skillet recipe.
Another delicious pasta dish is this spinach and chicken lasagna.
Asparagus and Ham Pasta Skillet Dinner Recipe
Leftover ham? Make this asparagus, ham, and pasta skillet dinner!
- 1 cup chopped ham
- 1 small white onion, chopped
- 1 cup asparagus chopped in 1″ pieces
- 1 tablespoon oil
- 2 tablespoons minced garlic
- 1 cup chicken broth
- 1 teaspoon dry basil
- 1 teaspoon dry oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 8 oz small shell pasta, cooked and drained
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
- Add ham, onion, asparagus, garlic, and oil to a large skillet.
- Heat on medium heat until onion is translucent.
- Add chicken broth and spices and mix well.
- Stir in pasta.
- Heat on medium heat until heated through.
- Stir in butter until melted.
- Serve with shredded Parmesan cheese.
Serving Size:1 serving
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 239Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 952mgCarbohydrates: 24gFiber: 3gSugar: 2gProtein: 12g
Nutrition facts are an estimate only.
Would your family like this asparagus and ham pasta skillet dinner recipe?
Thursday 17th of May 2018
I'm always looking for new recipes for asparagus and this one sounds and looks so good. I can't wait to try it with some fresh asparagus from our garden.
Monday 2nd of April 2018
This looks so yummy and I will have to try out the recipe :)
Friday 30th of March 2018
I love ham looking good to me
Thursday 29th of March 2018
Spring to me means it's time for asparagus. This has great flavors.
Thursday 29th of March 2018
That looks so good. Great idea for left overs nest week!