Creamy Pasta with Ham and Peas

This is easy and fast. Everyone likes it too.


  • 1 lb. bow tie pasta
  • 1 1/2 cups of peas
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 8 oz. tub mascarpone cheese, or whatever you choose
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  • 12 oz. ham, cut into 1 inch strips
  • juice from 1 lemon
  • 1/2 tsp. salt, and pepper


Cook your pasta per box instructions. Add peas a minute before pasta is done.

While cooking your pasta melt 1 Tbsp. of butter in frying pan over medium heat, add onion and cook about 4 minutes, add your cheese and ham stirring occasionally until it's all heated about 3 minutes more. Reduce heat to low to keep warm.

Drain pasta and peas. Save one cup of pasta water.

Add pasta and peas to sauce, along with lemon juice, 1/2 tsp. salt and black pepper. Toss to combine. Add some of pasta water if needed to make a light creamy sauce.

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes

By coville123 from Brockville, Ontario

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