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                          Ham-Linguine Florentine
 
 Recipe By     : Low Calorie Recipes - Spring, 1990
 Serving Size  : 3    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Tried                            Pasta
                 Ham
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      ozs           linguine
    8      ozs           ham -- julienned
    1      tbsp          slivered almonds
    1      c             sliced mushrooms
      1/2  c             chopped onion
    1      c             fat-free beef broth
      1/2  c             evaporated skim milk
    1      tbsp          cornstarch
      1/2  tsp           dried marjoram -- crushed
    2      tbsps         dijon mustard
      1/4  c             chopped fresh parsley
    6      ozs           fresh spinach -- coarsely chopped
 
 Cook the linguine according to package directions.  Let the linguine sit 
 in the water while finishing the recipe.
 
 In large saucepan cook almonds over medium heat about 1-2 minutes or 
 until golden, stirring constantly.  Remove almonds from pan and set aside.
 
 In same pan, cook mushrooms and onion in broth about 2 minutes or just 
 till vegetables are tender.  Combine milk and cornstarch and mix well.  
 Stir milk mixture and marjoram into pan.  Cook and stir over medium heat 
 until mixture is thickened and bubbly.  Cook and stir for 1 minute more.  
 Stir ham, mustard, and parsley into saucepan; heat through.  Stir in the 
 spinach and heat til just wilted.  Stir in linguine and place on plates.  
 Sprinkle toasted almonds over all.
 
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 Per serving: 344 Calories; 11g Fat (27% calories from fat); 27g Protein; 
 38g Carbohydrate; 45mg Cholesterol; 1381mg Sodium