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Thursday, September 20, 2012

Creamed Asparagus and Ham

I don't know about you, but I love having breakfast for dinner.  Especially on those lazy days that you didn't want to get out of your pj's.  Plus you can have the leftovers the next morning.  This is great over whole wheat toast, which is pretty impressive for me to say since I don't like whole wheat toast like I said the other day.  I didn't include the toast in the calorie count because it can vary.


    2 cups asparagus, fresh, cut into 1 inch pieces
    1 table spoon cornstarch
    1 1/2 cups 1% milk
    2 tablespoons unsalted butter
    1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
    1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
    1 1/2 cup cooked ham, cubed
    1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese


Steam the asparagus until tender, set aside. In a sauce pan, mix cornstarch with two tablespoons milk (before turning on the heat). Add butter, garlic salt and remaining milk. Cook and stir over medium heat until thick and bubbly. Add parsley, ham, cheese and asparagus, cook until cheese is melted and ham is warm. Serve over toast or biscuits.
Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 201.6
  • Total Fat: 12.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 49.3 mg
  • Sodium: 740.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.0 g
  • Protein: 16.7 g


  1. I love this post. And congrats to you for getting back in shape. I'm on your team!! Woohoo! Thanks for linking up to Foodtastic Friday!

  2. Thank you, it's definitely a journey :-)

  3. That looks super good.

    I'd love it if you could link up to our new food meme- Wonderful Food Wednesday.

    Jessica @ At Home Take 2

  4. Thank you. I'd love to join your meme, thanks for the invite :-)