Italian Peas & Ham Pasta
|Tagliatelle||8 1⁄2 Ounce (240 Gram, Or Make It Fresh)|
|Canned small peas||14 Ounce (400 Grams, Petit Pois)|
|Milk||8 1⁄2 Fluid Ounce (250 Milliliter)|
|Pork ham slices||3 1⁄2 Ounce (100 Gram, Thick Slice)|
|Soft butter||1 1⁄4 Ounce (35 Grams)|
|Parmesan cheese||3⁄4 Ounce (25 Gram)|
|Extra virgin olive oil||1 Tablespoon|
Chop the butter into small cubes.
Grate the parmesan.
Use a sieve to drain the peas.
Chop the ham into thin, short (1-2-inch) strips.
Peel the onion and cut it in half.
Cover the base of the pan with olive oil and pop on a medium heat hob.
When the oil is hot, drop in the onion and simmer for 3-4 minutes.
Then remove the onion (it was just to flavor the oil), add the peas, and cover with the milk.
Add half the ham, a dash of salt and pepper, and bring to the boil.
Reduce the heat and simmer for approx. 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the majority of the milk has evaporated and the remaining milk is quite thick).
During the last 10 minutes of the milk’s simmering, boil up the second pan full of water (with a handful of salt), and cook the tagliatelle as per its packet’s instructions.
When ready, drain and add to mixing bowl with the butter and parmesan.
Stir through thoroughly.
To finish, simply place the tagliatelle into your pasta bowls and add the pea/ham mixture on top of each.
Garnish this with the remaining uncooked strips of ham.
Calories 960 Calories from Fat 290
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32 g49.8%
Saturated Fat 13.7 g68.7%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 57.9 mg19.3%
Sodium 232 mg9.7%
Total Carbohydrates 129 g43%
Dietary Fiber 11.7 g46.6%
Sugars 18.7 g
Protein 40 g80.7%
Vitamin A 12.3% Vitamin C 7.6%
Calcium 28.6% Iron 1.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet