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Menu Plan for Spring II: Week 7, Sunday

Pasta with Ham and Asparagus

Cooking time: 25 minutes for menu             Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

      This is a simple, easy pasta dish, served just warm enough to slightly melt the cheese.  Get a thick slice of ham and use part in this pasta, the rest in the quiche on Thursday.

Pasta with Ham and Asparagus

Total time: 25 minutes
     Ham and asparagus are surely one of the food world's more perfect pairings.

Pasta with Ham and Asparagus Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Cooking Schedule: 25 minutes for menu
Assemble all ingredients and utensils
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
large skillet, pot for pasta, colander, medium
saucepan
Put water on high heat for pasta
Put water on medium-high for asparagus
Snap asparagus, peel white
Cut asparagus, ham
When water is boiling blanch asparagus

Drain asparagus, refresh in cold water
Trim, slice green garlic or onion, garlic
Shred cheese if needed
Start to cook pasta as soon as water boils
Sauté ham, green garlic, asparagus
Add stock to ham / asparagus
Stir in yogurt, keep warm
Drain pasta
Add pasta to skillet, heat through
Sprinkle with cheese, stir to combine and serve