Prosciutto and Asparagus Pasta Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Prosciutto and Asparagus Pasta Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Prosciutto and Asparagus Pasta

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"We love prosciutto-wrapped asparagus and this was a great way to stretch the relatively expensive prosciutto. Our whole family loves it."

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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil; cook asparagus until just tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Remove asparagus with a slotted spoon, keeping water boiling.
  2. Heat a skillet over medium heat; cook prosciutto in hot skillet until crisp, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove prosciutto from skillet and transfer to a work surface to cool; chop.
  3. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir green onions until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Remove skillet from heat; add asparagus.
  4. Cook linguine in the pot of boiling water until tender yet firm to the bite, about 11 minutes. Drain pasta, reserving 1/4 cup of the pasta water.
  5. Combine pasta, 1/4 cup pasta water, asparagus, and green onions together in a serving bowl; top with prosciutto.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • Optional: Toast 1/4 cup pine nuts in small pan while boiling pasta and add to pasta. Also good with 1 lemon zested and juiced or 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese.
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Apr 21, 2015

Prosciutto crudo and asparagus go very well together in this light pasta. I sautéed the onions, prosciutto and the asparagus together until the ham was lightly warmed, not crisp as to not ruin the prosciutto. I then simply tossed it all together with the pasta at the last minute. The flavours and textures are wonderful together. The saltiness of the ham is intense so I suggest lightly salting the pasta water. Thank you Khatche for your recipe.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 359 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 60 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 7.9 g
  • 12%
  • Fiber
  • 5.1 g
  • 20%
  • Protein
  • 14.6 g
  • 29%
  • Sodium
  • 243 mg
  • 10%

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

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