Orecchiette Pasta With Peas, Ham and Cream

Recipe by Mrs Goodall
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile, warm 1 tablespoon of the butter in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat. When butter starts to bubble, add onion and cook for 3 - 4minutes, until translucent, stirring often.
  • Add the peas and water to the pan and cook 3 minutes, stirring. Stir in the ham and cook 2 minutes. Add the cream; bring to a low simmer and cook 5 minutes.
  • Drain the pasta; place in a large serving bowl.
  • Stir remaining 2 tablespoons butter into the cream mixture over low heat until melted.
  • Stir in the cheese.
  • Pour sauce over pasta to coat.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve and enjoy!