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Penne Pesto with Ham.

Penne Pesto with Ham You can have Penne Pesto with Ham using 8 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Penne Pesto with Ham

  1. Prepare 200 grams of cooked penne pasta, keep a cup of pasta water.
  2. It’s 3 of garlic cloves minced.
  3. It’s 3 of tbsp of pesto genovese (blended basil, olive oil, garlic, pine nuts).
  4. Prepare 3 tbsp of olive oil, extra virgin.
  5. It’s 1/2 cup of ham, sliced in strips.
  6. You need 1/4 cup of shredded or shaved parmesan.
  7. It’s of pepper.
  8. You need 1/4 cup of chopped basil.

Penne Pesto with Ham instructions

  1. On medium heat, quickly fry the ham in a non stick pan with a tsp of oil, set aside..
  2. Saute (dont brown pls) minced garlic in oil in medium heat and add the cooked penne pasta. Add the pesto, pasta water, pepper and toss..
  3. Increase the heat a bit and add the ham. After 2 min, remove from fire and toss half of the parmesan cheese..
  4. Plate up and garnish with extra parmesan and chopped basil..
  5. Note: ham and cheese will provide the salt you need so dont be tempted. You can add chilli flakes if you like the bite! Have fun! :-).
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