Pasta with 15-Minute Ham, Pea, and Cream Sauce
Pasta with 15-Minute Ham, Pea, and Cream Sauce
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    Grated lemon zest gives this creamy classic a hit of bright flavor and a little added flair.

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound farfalle or other short pasta
    • Kosher salt
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 cup thinly sliced shallots (about 2 large)
    • 4 ounces thick-cut ham (about 4 slices), cut into thin strips
    • 1 cup frozen or fresh shelled peas
    • 1 cup heavy cream
    • 1 tablespoon plus 1 1/2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest (from about 1 large lemon)
    • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, plus more for serving
    • Freshly ground black pepper
    • Freshly grated Parmesan (for serving)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 353 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 32 g 49.18%
    • Saturated Fat: 15 g 76.15%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 68 mg 22.6%
    • Sodium: 24 mg 1%
    • Calcium: 67 mg 6.72%
    • Potassium: 291 mg 8.31%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 6.79%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 14 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 13.94%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 26.43%
    • Vitamin C 35.92%
    • Vitamin D 9.45%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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