Recipe courtesy of Frank Pellegrino

Peas and Prosciutto

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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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:

1 cup fine-quality olive oil (such as Filippo Berio)

4 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed


  1. Heat oil in a large saute pan over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and saute for 3 minutes or until translucent. Stir in the prosciutto and saute for an additional 3 minutes.
  3. Add the peas, broth and salt and pepper. Cook for about 3 minutes or until hot.
  4. Drain off all liquid.
  5. 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:

Yield: Makes 1 cup
  1. 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.