Farfalle with Asparagus and Prosciutto Cream

Farfalle with Asparagus & Prosciutto Cream
Recipe type: Pasta
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 5
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You can substitute peas for the asparagus in this recipe but I happen to love asparagus and peas, well, not so much.
  • 1 lb bowtie/farfalle pasta
  • ½ C diced proscuitto
  • 1 bunch asparagus cut into 2 inch chunks
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ½-1 C heavy cream
  • ¼ C grated parmesan
  • salt & pepper
  1. Bring well-salted water to boil for pasta
  2. In the meantime, sauté asparagus pieces until tender but still crisp
  3. Add garlic and prosciutto and sauté for about 2 or 3 minutes
  4. Add heavy cream and cook for a few minutes to thicken
  5. Season to taste with salt & pepper
  6. Add parmesan(optional) and toss with al dente pasta



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