Penne Pasta with Peas and Prosciutto Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Penne Pasta with Peas and Prosciutto Recipe
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Penne Pasta with Peas and Prosciutto
See how to make tasty and inexpensive pasta with peas and white beans. See more
  • READY IN 35 mins

Penne Pasta with Peas and Prosciutto

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"Inspired by depression-era pasta and peas, I decided to do my own take on this meager macaroni. I hope I'm wrong, but I think the next big thing in the food world is going to be these types of 'frugal fabulous' recipes."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    35 mins

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Saute onion and prosciutto in hot oil until onion is soft, 5 to 6 minutes. Stir garlic, salt, red pepper flakes, and black pepper into onion mixture; saute until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  2. Pour chicken broth, tomato sauce, and thyme into onion mixture. Add peas and beans; bring to a boil. Stir penne into broth mixture and cook for 7 minutes; remove from heat.
  3. Stir Parmesan cheese into penne mixture, cover the saucepan with a lid, and let sit until the pasta absorbs most of the liquid, about 5 minutes.
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Apr 01, 2015

Sorry, we did not like it very much. Made without the beans and followed the rest.

 
Jan 04, 2015

Very good and easy. My kids loved it!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 724 kcal
  • 36%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 122.3 g
  • 39%
  • Cholesterol
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 12 g
  • 18%
  • Fiber
  • 15 g
  • 60%
  • Protein
  • 34.8 g
  • 70%
  • Sodium
  • 2578 mg
  • 103%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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