9/28/12 - Chrispy Proschiutto Pasta with Mushrooms

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4 tbsps extra-virgin olive oil

1/4 lb prosciutto (thinly sliced and cut into strips)

1 Shallot (minced about 1/4 cup)

3 Minced Garlic cloves

1 cup Fresh Green Peas

1/4 tsp red pepper flakes

2 tbsps Butter

¼ cup Heavy Cream

9 ozs Fresh Pasta

¼ cup Flat Leaf Parsley

Fresh shaved parm or asiago as desired

Salt and pepper to taste


1.In a large pot, cook fresh pasta according to package directions, al dente.

2.Meanwhile, in a large, deep skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add butter, shallots and garlic, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Add peas and mushrooms and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Add prosciutto and cook, about 2 minutes, until crisp.

3.Drain linguine; add to skillet along with salt, and pepper, tossing over medium heat to combine.

4.Place hot pasta mixture into a large serving bowl and garnish with shaved cheese and fresh parsley.