This recipe is really just a variation of Mac and Cheese with some added protein.
Bow-tie Pasta with Ham & Peas
1/2 lb faralle pasta
1 vegetable stock cube
3 tbls butter
4 tbls flour
2 1/2 cups milk
1/2 tsp dry ground mustard
1 cup frozen peas
1 cup grated cheddar cheese
4 oz sliced cooked ham, cut into strips
salt and black pepper
- Cook the pasta in boiling, lightly salted water according to instructions on the package.
- Meanwhile, make the sauce. Melt the butter in a small pan, stir in the flour to make a paste, and gradually whish in the milk and mustard. Stir in the peas and cook for 3 minutes.
- Remove from the heat and stir in the cheese until melted. Add the ham, heat through, season, and toss with the pasta.