From Better Homes and Gardens, this is a great casserole, especially to feed a lot of people. It has a rich and creamy sauce, but works well using milk instead of cream too! It's a great dish for after a holiday ham dinner.
Cook pasta according to package. Drain and rinse.
In large saucepan melt margarine. Add onion or leeks and garlic. Cover and cook about 5 mins or till onions are tender, stirring occasionally.
Stir in flour, thyme, and pepper.
Add half and half, light cream, or milk and the chicken broth all at once.
Cook and stir til thick and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1 minute more.
Stir in pasta, ham, and spinach.
Spoon mixture into a 3 quart casserole.
Cover and bake 30-35 mins at 350 or until heated through. Let stand 5 minutes. Stir gently before serving.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (697g)|
|Recipe Makes: 6|
|Calories from Fat: 586 (73%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 65.1g||87 %|
|Saturated Fat 34.1g||170 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 21.8g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 5.9g|
|Cholesterol 189.2mg||58 %|
|Sodium 1184mg||41 %|
|Potassium 1041.2mg||27 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 29.9g||9 %|
|Dietary Fiber 2.5g||10 %|
|Sugars, other 27.4g|
|Protein 28.3g||40 %|
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Calories per serving: 805
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