Penne With Peas, Ham and Cheese

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READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Bring large pot water to boil, salt water liberally.
  • Cook penne until done, according to package directions.
  • Brown ham in pan.
  • Add peas to boiling water during last 2-3 minutes of pasta cooking.
  • While pasta is cooking, mix cheese's and butter in bowl and set aside.
  • Reserve approximately 1 cup pasta cooking water, drain pasta, no need to rinse.
  • Add enough pasta cooking water to thin cheese and butter mixture to a sauce consistency.
  • Add pasta and peas with ham to cheese mixture, stir well, adding extra pasta water as needed to thin sauce.
  • Add extra Parmesan to pasta, add pepper to taste.
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