Wednesday, May 27, 2009
This is so delicious~
Farfalle , petits pois et prosciutto..
Josée di Stasio is one of my favorite QC chefs..I have mentioned her quite a few times..
This recipe is no exception to her simple..great tasting pastas.
It is really nice to use our home made prosciutto :)
My friends Jojo and Norm are coming Sat. for dinner..you may remember Normand invited Jacques to join he and Salvatore in the making of it~
It's a keeper here..
Farfalle aux petits pois et prosciutto
Bow Tie Pasta with small peas and prosciutto
3 tbsps evoo
2 tbsps butter
1 large chopped onion
5 ozs of prosciutto sliced 1/8 inch then julienned
2 cups small frozen green peas thawed or fresh,blanched 30secs in salted water(I used frozen)
crushed red chili peppers optional but I did.
1 lb bow tie pasta
1 big pinch of mint or Italian parsley.I used parsley and added some basil.
Grated Parmesan cheese
In a large frypan..heat butter and oil and cook onion until translucent,do not brown.
Add the prosciutto and small peas.Cook 2-3 mins..add crushed chili peppers.
In your large pasta pot cook noodles in salted water following maker’s directions.Drain keeping1/2 ½ cup cooking liquid
Add the mixture of onion,peas and prosciutto..and your parsley or mint..Some cooking liquid to coat the pasta well.
Serve accompanied w/ generous parmesan cheeseJ
It is so delicious!!