Recipe: Prosciutto Pasta

This is a quick, easy to make meal with lots of color! I try to keep my recipes very frugal. This recipe has a great taste without spending alot of money! I found this recipe in Cooking Pleasures Magazine and it has become a family staple!

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8 oz. Penne Pasta

1 1/2 Tbsp Olive Oil

1 large zucchini or 2 medium zucchini (sliced)

2 cups halved cherry tomatoes

2 garlic cloves, minced

3/4 cup heavy whipping cream

3 oz thinly sliced prosciutto, chopped

2 tbsp chopped or dried chives

Directions

1. Cook Penne according to package. Drain, keep about a 1/2 cup of the pasta cooking water. Return Penne to Pot.

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2. While Penne is cooking, heat oil in large pan over medium heat, adding in sliced zucchini. Cook zucchini for about 5 minutes or until golden brown.

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3. Stir in halved tomatoes and garlic into pan with zucchini. Cook for 1-2 minutes.

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4. Add cream and prosciutto and simmer for 5-8 minutes until slightly thickened. If necessary, add reserved pasta cooking water.

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5. Toss Pasta with mixture. Sprinkle fresh or dried chives on top. Salt & Pepper to taste!

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Comments

  1. Rae

    This recipe looks great. I have bookmarked it for later! Thanks for sharing!

  2. Snoogums

    I’ll try this when I have just enough cherry tomatoes and a squash from my garden to use. (I ate cherry tomatoes as soon as I picked, I didn’t have quite enough). Looks yummy!

  3. Looks mouthwatering!! Thanks for sharing, I will surely give it a try! :)

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