Prosciutto is cured Italian ham that is usually very thinly sliced and eaten raw or lightly cooked. Look for it in the specialty section of the deli.

Lorrie Corvin
Recipe by Oxmoor House September 2006

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
13 mins
total:
23 mins
Yield:
8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook tortellini according to package directions. Add peas during last minute of cooking. Drain pasta and peas; place in a large bowl.

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  • While pasta cooks, melt butter in a medium saucepan. Add garlic; sauté 30 seconds. Combine half-and-half and flour in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk; add to pan. Bring to a simmer; cook 3 to 4 minutes or until thickened, stirring constantly with a whisk.

  • Toss half-and-half sauce, cheese, and remaining ingredients with pasta.

Source

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

Nutrition Facts

345 calories; calories from fat 22%; fat 8.4g; saturated fat 3.8g; protein 17.4g; carbohydrates 49.7g; fiber 3.5g; cholesterol 39mg; iron 1.1mg; sodium 752mg; calcium 123mg.
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