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Farfalle with Ham, Leeks, and Peas

  • 12 oz farfalle pasta
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 leek, chopped
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • 1 cup whole milk or half-and-half
  • 1/2 lb thick sliced deli ham
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper
Farfalle with Ham, Leeks, and Peas
  1. Cook pasta to al dente according to the package directions
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add leeks and saute until softened (about 3 minutes)
  3. Add peas and milk and bring to a boil over high heat.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer until slightly thickened (about 5 minutes)
  5. Add ham and season with salt and pepper
  6. Drain pasta reserving 1/2 cup cooking water
  7. Add pasta to skillet and toss to coat. Use cooking water as needed to moisten.
  8. Stir in Parmesan cheese. Serve warm
Published: Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 by Kelly
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