Solo Pasta with Prosciutto and Olives

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 13 mins

This recipe, with a green salad will make a nice meal for one, but it can be expanded. The light garlic oil sauce allows the olives and prosciutto to express their individual flavors.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil the pasta in 2 quartes of salted water for 13 minutes or until tender.
  2. Add finely diced garlic to the olive oil in a pasta dish.
  3. Drain the pasta, add to the garlic oil, and toss.
  4. Add olives, toss again, and top with prosciutto.
  5. Toss until everything is coated with the oil.
  6. Add the parmesan cheese last and serve.


Most Helpful

This was very tasty, and very easy to make. But between the prosciutto, spanish olives and parmesan cheese, it was quite salty. I like salty, and I'll definitely make it again so this comment is really an FYI to others...

italiann March 23, 2007

I loved this pasta. So simple, yet the taste is great....just as good cold as it was when it was warm...which was pretty darn good!!!

Jellyqueen February 10, 2007

This was a great solo meal for lunch. I reduced the amount of olive oil to 2 tablespoons and the cheese from 1/2 cup to 1/4 cup.

Jeffsmom December 05, 2005

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