Ham and pea pasta

Serves 4

IMG_1233 Ham and pea pasta


200 g pasta

150 g ham (eg piece of shoulder ham)

1 cup frozen peas

150 mL cream

2 tbsp grated parmesan cheese


Put hot water in a large pot, add a pinch of salt, bring to the boil

Add pasta to the pot, cook for the recommended time

Thaw peas by adding boiling water to the cup, strain, then add peas to pasta water for the last 5 mins of cooking time

Measure out cream and parmesan cheese

When pasta and peas are cooked, drain in a colander

Put the empty pot back on low heat and add the cream, parmesan cheese and ham, warm through

Add the pasta and peas to pot, mix well