Penne with Peas and Prosciutto Recipe

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Submitted by endeavor

Makes 4 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Penne with Peas and Prosciutto

1 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, diced
1 oz. proscuitto (1 oz), chopped
4 cloves minced garlic
1 tsp dried thyme
6 cups chicken broth
1 cup tomato sauce
1 tsp salt
1 hot red pepper flakes to taste
3 cups frozen peas
14 1/2 oz penne pasta
1/4 cup grated Parmesan, optional

Recipe Directions for Penne with Peas and Prosciutto

  1. In a large saucepan, sauté the onions and prosciutto in the olive oil over medium heat, until the onions are translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and thyme and cook for one minute more. Add the chicken broth, tomato sauce, salt, and red pepper, and turn the heat up to high. Bring the mixture to a boil and cook for 5 minutes. Add the peas and pasta; stir in, reduce heat to medium, and cover the pot.

  2. Cook for 7 minutes covered, turn off heat, and let sit for another 5 minutes, or until the pasta is tender. Stir in the cheese, and ladle into serving bowls.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 693.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
555
Calories from Fat
104
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.6g
18%
Saturated Fat
3.6g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
88mg
29%
Sodium
2420mg
101%
Potassium
892mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
82.0g
27%
Dietary Fiber
8.2g
33%
Sugars
10.5g
Protein
30.3g
Vitamin A 57% Vitamin C 32%
Calcium 15% Iron 39%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in thiamin
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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