Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

I got this back in 2002 from fitpregnancy magazine. I have made this numerous times and enjoy the wonderful flavors. I'm not one for whole wheat pasta so I use regular. Hope you enjoy this easy delicious dinner. Serve with a nice side salad and crispy bread.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil. Meanwhile, place a large skillet over medium heat. When hot, add oil and garlic; cook until garlic turns golden, about 1 minute. Add peppers, broth, salt and pepper flakes. Cover and cook for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Cook penne according to package directions. When penne is cooked, add frozen peas and stir. Drain penne and peas. Add penne, peas, prosciutto and basil to pepper mixture in skillet. Gently toss to mix; season with salt and red pepper to taste.
  3. Top each portion with grated Romano cheese and serve.