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       Title: STRAW AND HAY
  Categories: Pasta, Ethnic
       Yield: 6 servings
  
       3 oz Linguine or fettuccine
       3 oz Green linguine or
            -fettuccine
       1 c  Fresh mushrooms
            -sliced
     1/2 c  Frozen peas
     1/4 c  Green onion
            -sliced
       1 c  Skim milk
       1 tb Cornstarch
     1/4 ts Salt
     1/8 ts Ground nutmeg
     1/8 ts Black pepper
     1/4 c  Parmesan cheese
            -grated
     1/4 c  Cooked ham
            -finely chopped (2 oz)
  
      In a large kettle bring 2 quarts water to a rolling boil. Add pastas.
   Cook, uncovered, for 8 minutes. Add mushrooms, peas, and green onion. Cook
   for 4 to 5 minutes more until pasta is al dente and the vegetables are just
   tender.  Drain well.
   
      Meanwhile, for cheese sauce, in a saucepan combine milk, cornstarch,
   salt, nutmeg, and pepper.  Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook
   and stir an additional 2 minutes. Add Parmesan cheese and ham. Combine
   pasta mixture and cheese sauce.  Toss to coat.
   
   Makes 6 side-dish servings.
   
      [LOW CALORIE RECIPES; Summer 1988]
  
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