Penne Emiliana

Penne Emiliana

For 4 people

500g      penne
250 ml cream
50g        parmesan or yellow cheddar (grated)
150g     green peas (frozen or fresh)
150g     cooked ham
200g     mushrooms
2             cloves of garlic
1             small onion
1             chili
Salt and ground black pepper to taste

1. Chop garlic and onion very finely and put aside; Slice mushrooms and chili and cut ham in small cubes. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil for the pasta.

2. Heat up a pan with a teaspoon olive oil and add the ham cubes and sliced chili. Roast them for 2-3 minutes until they are light brown. Add garlic, onion and mushrooms while stirring and roast for 2 minutes until the mushrooms are a little bit soft. Add cream and peas and let the sauce simmer on small heat until the pasta is done.

Roasted ham and mushrooms for sauce emiliana

Add cream and peas and let the sauce simmer on small heat until the pasta is done.

sauce emiliana

3. Cook pasta until aldente; 1 minute before add the grated cheese to the sauce and season to taste with salt and pepper. Drain the pasta and mix it with the cream sauce in pod or pan on small heat for 1 minute. Arrange on plates and enjoy!

Penne Emiliana

 

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