Lots of whimsical pasta shapes invite inspiration in the kitchen and are just plain fun to eat as in Strozzapreti with Favas, Peas, and Prosciutto. Here, twisty strozzapreti grips the prosciutto and peas.

Domenica Marchetti
Recipe by Cooking Light March 2013

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Francesco Tonelli; Styling: Tiziana Agnello

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
1 hr 7 mins
total:
1 hr 7 mins
Yield:
Serves 6 (serving size: about 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain in a colander over a bowl, reserving 1/4 cup liquid; keep warm.

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  • Heat a large saucepan over medium heat. Add oil and butter; swirl until butter melts. Add shallot; cook 5 minutes or until shallot is tender and translucent, stirring occasionally. Stir in beans and peas. Increase heat to medium-high. Add wine; cook 30 seconds. Stir in broth and pepper; cook 5 minutes or until beans and peas are tender. Remove from heat; stir in prosciutto. Stir in pasta, reserved cooking liquid, and salt. Gently stir in ricotta and pecorino. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

319 calories; fat 6.8g; saturated fat 2.7g; mono fat 2.6g; poly fat 0.5g; protein 13g; carbohydrates 51.3g; fiber 4.2g; cholesterol 13mg; iron 2.9mg; sodium 402mg; calcium 65mg.