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Prosciutto Pasta Toss

 Prosciutto Pasta Toss
“I love quick, simple pasta dishes, and this is one of my favorites,” writes Laura Murphy-Ogden from Charlotte, North Carolina. “I prepare a tossed green salad while the pasta cooks and serve up a lovely light supper in minutes!”
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) linguine
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 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 skillet, saute the garlic,
  • Italian seasoning and pepper in oil for 1 minute or until garlic is
  • tender. Stir in prosciutto.
  • Drain linguine; add to skillet and toss to coat. Sprinkle with
  • cheese. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1-1/3 cups) equals 461 calories, 16 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 802 mg sodium, 58 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 22 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.