Peas and Prosciutto

Total Time:
35 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
20 min

Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup Flavored Olive Oil (recipe follows)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup diced prosciutto
  • 1 15 -ounce cans green peas, drained, or 2 cups fresh peas, cooked
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Flavored Olive Oil:
  • Copyright 1998, Rao's Cookbook by Frank Pellegrino, All Rights Reserved
  • 1 cup fine-quality olive oil (such as Filippo Berio)
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
Directions

Heat oil in a large saute pan over medium heat.

Add onion and saute for 3 minutes or until translucent. Stir in the prosciutto and saute for an additional 3 minutes.

Add the peas, broth and salt and pepper. Cook for about 3 minutes or until hot.

Drain off all liquid.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional and may have been scaled down from a bulk recipe. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.

Flavored Olive Oil:

Heat oil in a small, heavy saucepan on medium-low heat. Add garlic and barely simmer until garlic is just beginning to brown. Remove and discard garlic. Pour oil into a clear container and reserve, at room temperature, to use as flavored oil for frying and sauteing. Yield: Makes 1 cup.


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