Ham and cheese bowties

Dinner tonight, November 19, 2014
Dinner tonight, July 15, 2013
Delicious and easy pasta dish.. not so flavourful as I liked it to be, but is definitely kid friendly dish
6 Servings

  • 8 ounces farfalle (bow tie) pasta
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cups milk
  • ½ teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 2 ½ cups shredded Colby cheese
  • 4 ounces cooked ham, julienned
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

2) Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

3) In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Saute garlic 30 seconds. Whisk in flour, salt and pepper. Cook and stir until smooth. Pour in milk, a little at a time, stirring constantly. Bring to a boil for 1 minute. Stir in mustard and Colby. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally, until cheese is melted. Remove from heat and stir in pasta and ham.

4) Pour into a 2 quart baking dish. Sprinkle with Parmesan.

5) Bake 20 to 25 minutes, until bubbly and golden.

Nutritional notes:
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 494 | Total Fat: 28.8g | Cholesterol: 82mg

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