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    Pasta With Prosciutto and Peas

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    25 mins

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    15 mins

    Valerie in Florida's Note:

    Very good, very rich recipe

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place tortellini in the pot of boiling water.
    2. 2
      Melt 2 tbsp butter in a large skillet. Add proscuitto and cook until crispy. In same skillet, add the onion and cook for two minutes (until golden). Pour in the cream and reduce until slightly thickened.
    3. 3
      Remove the pasta from the water when it is al dente, about 8 minutes. Drain and add the pasta to the cream mixture along with the peas and cheese. Reduce for 1 minute. Toss and adjust the seasonings. Spoon into a large pasta bowl and serve.
    4. 4
      Garnish with additional grated Parmesan and chopped parsley, if desired.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 19, 2007

      45

      I think I'm going to make more sauce next time because it was so good. I used Dreamfields Penne instead of tortellini and it so wonderful with a big salad for dinner.

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    • on September 07, 2005

      55

      This is such a simple recipe, and so very tasty, it would be a shame not to serve this wonderful dish. I made exactly as directed, only doubling the recipe. Thanks so much, Valerie for sharing!

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    • on May 04, 2005

      55

      This is a dish I have made for years and it's a favorite. I use a clove or two of chopped garlic rather than the onions and saute this quickly in a little butter, proceeding with the rest of the recipe.

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    Nutritional Facts for Pasta With Prosciutto and Peas

    Serving Size: 1 (392 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1074.7
     
    Calories from Fat 460
    42%
    Total Fat 51.1 g
    78%
    Saturated Fat 29.6 g
    148%
    Cholesterol 222.2 mg
    74%
    Sodium 955.1 mg
    39%
    Total Carbohydrate 118.1 g
    39%
    Dietary Fiber 6.8 g
    27%
    Sugars 5.7 g
    23%
    Protein 37.4 g
    74%

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    prosciutto

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