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Pasta With Basil And Prosciutto Recipe
|Olive oil||3 Tablespoon|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), minced|
|Freshly grated parmesan cheese||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Heavy cream||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Chopped fresh basil||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Ripe tomatoes||3 , peeled, seeded, and chopped|
|Prosciutto||1⁄4 Pound, diced|
|Angel hair pasta||1 Pound|
Calories 952 Calories from Fat 425
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 48 g74%
Saturated Fat 21.8 g109%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 129.9 mg
Sodium 1031.5 mg43%
Total Carbohydrates 89 g29.8%
Dietary Fiber 5.2 g20.7%
Sugars 6.8 g
Protein 35 g70.7%
Vitamin A 37.4% Vitamin C 21.9%
Calcium 40.1% Iron 15%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Add the garlic and stir until softened, about 1 minute.
In a small bowl, whisk 3/4 cup of the cheese with the cream.
Add to the saucepan, lower the heat to moderate, and simmer until the mixture has thickened slightly, about 5 minutes.
Add the basil, tomatoes, and prosciutto.
Continue cooking over moderate heat until the tomatoes have softened, about 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, and cook the pasta according to package directions.
Drain and rinse the pasta under cool water, and return it to the pot.
Add the sauce, and simmer until the pasta is heated through, 2 to 3 minutes.
Arrange on serving plates and sprinkle with the remaining cheese.
Serve at once.