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Prosciutto Pasta Toss

I love quick, simple dishes, and this pasta with prosciutto and peas is one of my favorites. I prepare a tossed green salad while the pasta cooks and serve up a lovely light supper in minutes! —Laura Murphy-Ogden, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) linguine
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen peas, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 pound thinly sliced prosciutto or deli ham, chopped
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Cook linguine according to package directions, adding peas during the last 3 minutes. Meanwhile, in a large cast-iron or other heavy skillet, saute garlic, Italian seasoning and pepper in oil until garlic is tender, about 1 minute. Stir in prosciutto.
  • Drain linguine; add to skillet and toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/3 cups: 461 calories, 16g fat (4g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 802mg sodium, 58g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 22g protein.

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