Peas with Prosciutto
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Peas with Prosciutto recipe is the best 20 minute side dish for a weeknight meal or a holiday feast! Peas are richly flavored by salty prosciutto as well as the pork's rendered fat. Delicious!
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 6
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 shallots, diced (about ½ cup)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound frozen peas
  • 5 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto, diced
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh Italian flat-leaf parsley
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat the olive oil.
  2. Add the shallots and garlic.
  3. Sauté for about 2 minutes or until the shallots are soft/translucent.
  4. Add the peas to the skillet, stirring frequently, heat through for about 6 minutes..
  5. Add in the prosciutto and cook for just 1 or 2 minutes until it is slightly crisp; remove from heat.
  6. Add parsley, salt and pepper. Toss gently to combine.
  7. Serve and enjoy!
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