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Ingredients

  • 8 ounces dry penne pasta, uncooked
  • 1/2 cup frozen green peas
  • 1 can (10 oz each) Ro*Tel® Mild Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, undrained
  • 1 pkg (8 oz each) 1/3 less fat cream cheese (Neufchatel), cubed
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup chopped fully cooked lean ham

Nutrition Information*

Serving Size 4 servings (1-1/3 cups each)
Calories 474

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Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt; add peas last 2 minutes of cook time. Drain; set aside and keep warm.
  2. In pan used for pasta, combine all remaining ingredients. Cook and stir over medium heat until cheese melts and mixture is bubbly. Stir in pasta and peas.

Cook's Tips

If your family prefers more heat, use Ro*Tel® Original Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies.

Nutrition Information close
Amount per Serving
Calories 474  
  % Daily Value*
Total fat 19 g 30%
Saturated fat 10 g 52%
Cholesterol 67 mg 22%
Sodium 801 mg 33%
Carbohydrate 51 g 17%
Dietary fiber 4 g 15%
Sugars 5 g  
Protein 23 g  
Vitamin A   22%
Vitamin C   8%
Calcium   19%
Iron   15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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User Rating: 5 stars

Everyone raved about this recipe - even my super picky 11- year old son. He's been begging me to make it again.

Posted by: Teri | on 08/19/2014
User Rating: 4 stars

Perfect for those nights where I don't feel like doing too much work in the kitchen. Two easy steps steps where i can just throw it all in? Awesome, and there were plenty left over for the hubby to bring to the office next day!

Posted by: Manda | on 08/15/2013
User Rating: 1 stars

This was very unappetizing. Ended up throwing out.

Posted by: Lb | on 07/29/2013
User Rating: 5 stars

This dish was awesome! I added mixed steamed broccoli and carrots and peppers from green giant and make sure you get the rotel. Cookers mistake of hunt's tomatoes and green chilies. If you want spicy go for it. I will give this dish an awesome rating and Don't be afraid of experimenting! I substituted the penne with rigatoni noodles and it was awesome! Add a little wine with the dish for two and you got a wonderful meal.

Posted by: Sharethelove | on 01/21/2013
User Rating: 1 stars

I used a can of Ro Tel HOT diced tomatoes in my Chipino recipe dish and it ROCKS.

Posted by: Ray | on 08/25/2012
User Rating: 3 stars

Easy and yummy recipe. We like spicy foods so i used original rotel and was a little too spicy for us. Next time I will use the mild rotel.

Posted by: Kpchatt | on 08/22/2012
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