Looking for a simple, quick, and delicious way to use up leftover ham? Ham and Asparagus Carbonara is a perfect mid-week, money-saving, one-pot dinner that will make you say, “Oh yeah, these were leftovers.”
Course Dinner, Leftovers, Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
Total Time 30minutes
1lbAngel Hair Pasta
1 1/2lbsleftover hamCut into small bite size pieces
1/2lbAsparagusthin to medium thickness
fresh ground black pepper
Start making angel hair pasta according to package directions.
Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat. Add onions and a pinch of salt. Saute, stirring occasionally, until onions are soft and start to caramelize. Add garlic and give it a quick stir.
Add the ham and asparagus to the pan with the onions and garlic and cook until ham is warmed through, about 2 minutes.
In a medium mixing bowl whisk together parmesan, cream, eggs, a pinch of salt and a pinch of pepper.
Add pasta to the ham, asparagus, onions, and garlic and toss until well combined. Toss in the cream, egg, parmesan mixture until pasta is well coated. Allow everything to cook while you toss of 2-3 minutes. Serve immediately and Enjoy
Recipe by Messy Cutting Board (www.messycuttingboard.com)
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