Italian Peas (Peas With Prosciutto)

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by MTpockets

An interesting blend of Orange zest and Prosciutto provide flavor to what would otherwise be ordinary peas. This is so simple yet elegant. It would be a nice addition to a holiday meal but would also be great anytime!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen peas
  • 14 cup chopped onion
  • 12 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1 cup torn lettuce (optional)
  • 1 ounce thinly sliced prosciutto (or fully cooked ham will work too)
  • 2 teaspoons butter (or margarine)
  • pepper (to taste)


  1. In a medium saucepan, add water and cook peas and onion, covered for 5-10 minutes or until tender.
  2. Drain well.
  3. Stir in orange zest, lettuce, prosciutto, butter and pepper.
  4. Cover and let stand 1 minute or until heated through.
  5. Serve immediately.

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