Ham and Vegetables with Mostaccioli Recipe: A Perfect Blend of Protein and Veggies

  • By: Just-Recipes
  • Time to read: 1 min.

Mostaccioli is a classic Italian dish full of flavor, making it the perfect meal for any night of the week. This easy-to-prepare recipe combines ham, vegetables, and mostaccioli pasta to create a hearty and delicious dinner that the whole family will enjoy.

The combination of savory ham, vegetables, and soft pasta provides a variety of textures and flavors that will satisfy everyone’s appetite. With its bright colors and aromatic flavors, this dish is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Best of all, it is simple to make and requires minimal ingredients, making it an economical and convenient meal option.

So, why not give this classic Italian-inspired ham and vegetable mostaccioli recipe a try and see what all the fuss is about?

Ham and Vegetables with Mostaccioli Recipe

Ham and Vegetables With Mostaccioli Recipe

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 27 mins
Total Time 37 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 servings


  • 4 ounces mostaccioli 1½ cups
  • 2 cups sliced zucchini
  • ½ cup sliced green onion
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • ¼ teaspoon dried basil crushed
  • ¼ teaspoon dried marjoram crushed
  • 1 13- ounce can 1 2/3 cups evaporated milk
  • 5 ounces fully cooked ham cut into strips (1 cup)
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • Cook pasta according to package directions; drain well. Set aside.
  • In a medium saucepan combine zucchini, onion, and ¼ cup water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 4 to 5 minutes or till vegetables are crisp-tender; drain well. Return to saucepan.
  • Meanwhile, for sauce, in a small saucepan combine cornstarch, basil, marjoram, a little of the evaporated milk, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
  • Stir in remaining milk all at once. Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly. Stir sauce, ham, and pasta into vegetables. Heat through.


Sodium: 540mgPotassium: 696mgCholesterol: 23mgFat: 3gProtein: 21gCarbohydrates: 46g
Keyword Low Cholesterol, Low Fat
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