Simple and tasty pasta dish

May 28, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Looking for a delicious dinner idea? How about an easy and tasty pasta dish your whole family will love? Executive Chef Robert Helstrom of Kuleto's restaurant in San Francisco shares this simple recipe.

Farfalle with prosciutto, fresh spring peas and mint

  • 6 oz. Dried Farfalle pasta
  • 2 Cups Freshly shelled English peas
  • 3 oz. Prosciutto di Parma, julienned
  • 3 Tbs. Fresh mint, chopped
  • 1 oz. Extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 Tbs. Unsalted butter
  • 4 Tbs. Grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and Pepper

Cook the peas in a large pot of boiling water until tender. Drain the peas and rinse under cold water until chilled.

Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salt water until al dente

Meanwhile, melt the butter with the olive oil in a large skillet over moderate heat. Add the Prosciutto, peas and mint and cook for a couple minutes

Drain the pasta and transfer to the skillet. Season with salt and pepper. Toss with Parmesan and serve.

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