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Pea And Prosciutto Sauce For Pasta

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Ingredients
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Minced onion 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Minced parsley 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Diced prosciutto ham 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Fat And Lean Parts)
  Frozen peas 20 Ounce (Two 10 Ounce Packages)
  Hot water/Beef bouillon/tomato sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Heavy cream 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Ground pepper To Taste
  Grated parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Heat the butter and the olive oil in a heavy saucepan.
Add the onion and 1/3 cup of the parsley.
Cook over low heat, stirring frequently, until the onion is soft.
Add the ham and cook 5 minutes longer.
Add the frozen peas and the hot water, beef bouillon or tomato sauce.
Cook covered over low heat for about 10 minutes or until the peas are tender but not mushy.
Stir in the heavy cream and season with salt and pepper.
Simmer without a cover for 5 more minutes, or until the sauce is thoroughly heated through.
Stir in the remaining parsley.
Pour over freshly cooked al dente pasta and serve with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Ham
Interest: 
Everyday
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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