Tomato, prosciutto and pea pasta

Tomato, prosciutto and pea pasta


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About this recipe: This is a super easy but sophisticated pasta dish that is ready in a flash. Perfect for a midweek supper in a hurry. Prosciutto, white wine, tomatoes and peas are tossed with farfalle pasta for a simple but flavourful meal.


Serves: 6 

  • 500g farfalle pasta
  • 50g butter
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 110g thinly sliced prosciutto, chopped
  • 180ml dry white wine
  • 500g tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 175g frozen garden peas, thawed
  • ground black pepper to taste

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. In a large pot of boiling salted water cook pasta until al dente. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large frying pan, saute onion in butter until soft and tender. Add prosciutto and saute with onion 2 minutes. Add dry white wine and let simmer for 2 additional minutes. Add tomatoes, thawed peas and ground black pepper; stir well. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl toss drained pasta with prosciutto mixture. Serve warm.


Use olive oil instead of butter to make this a tasty dairy free pasta dish.

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Easy to do, worked really well. Will be cooking again for my Godsons Christening! - 19 Feb 2011

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