Ham and Turkey Cheesy Bowtie Pasta Bento #37

by The ROXX Box on December 1, 2012

in Dinner ideas, EasyLunchboxes, Kids Bento Lunches, Planetbox, Teen/Adult Bento Lunches

I love making pasta dishes, because they typically don’t take a lot of time to create.  Whenever I find my favorite pasta (www.barilla.com) on sale at one of my favorite grocery stores, I tend to stock up.  I had quite a bit of bowtie pasta on hand, so I decided to make a dish using this type of pasta, with cheese, turkey, and ham.  What I create was a simple, yet very tasty dish.  I hope you enjoy it!!

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In a saute pan, add 1 tablespoon butter and place on medium heat. Once butter is melted add 1 1/2 cups diced ham, 1 cup diced turkey, 1 cup frozen sweet peas, 1 tablespoon chopped onions, and 1/2 tablespoon minced garlic.

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Saute under onions are tender

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In a bowl add 1 cup of milk, 3/4 cups chicken broth, and 3 tablespoon flour.  Whisk well until flour is blended.  Next add liquid to saute pan.  Season with 1 teaspoon granulated chicken bouillon, salt/pepper to taste.

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Add 2 cups cooked bowtie pasta to mix.  Mix well.

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Next add 1 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese and lightly stir.

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Add mix to a buttered casserole dish, and top with 1/4 cup breadcrumbs (I diced up slices of bread, and toasted in oven until hard.  Allowed bread to cool, then I crumbled it up).

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Place in 350 degree oven for 30 minutes

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Perfect for dinner

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Ham & Turkey Cheesy Pasta in “my” Easy Lunchbox

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Debuting my bento lunches in my new ROVER Planetbox

Ham and Turkey Cheesy Pasta

Ingredients

2 cups cooked pasta

1 1/2 cup diced cooked ham

1 cup diced cooked turkey

1 cup sweet peas

1 tablespoon chopped onions

1/2 tablespoon minced garlic

1 tablespoon butter

1 cup milk

3/4 cup chicken broth

3 tablespoon flour

1 teaspoon granulated chicken bouillon

salt/pepper

1 1/2 shredded sharp cheddar cheese

1/4 cup fresh breadcrumbs

Enjoy!!!

Rox

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veggiebentolove December 1, 2012 at 2:14 am

Love the baby Snickers bar find for the tiny section in the middle of the planetbox. Very nicely done. And I love Barilla pasta too :)

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theroxxbox December 1, 2012 at 8:39 pm

Yeah…I thought the little spot was cute. My daughter loved the special treat!!

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