Pasta with ham, pesto and tomato

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Region Netherlands
Categories Main courses
Tags Pasta recipes
Servings: 2
Preperation time: 10 minutes.
Cooking time: 15 minutes.
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A simple pasta dish for when the sun is out and you don't feel like spending a lot of time in the kitchen but do feel like having a really nice meal.

Pasta with ham, pesto and tomato

The ingredients for pasta with ham, pesto and tomato:

  • 200 gram fettuccine;
  • 100 gram Pesto Genovese;
    Note! Quantities below are for 0 portions.
    • 2 cloves garlic; chopped
    • 15 gram pine nuts; roasted
    • 50 gram basil; only the leaves
    • 75 gram Parmigiano-Reggiano; grated
    • 50 milliliter extra virgin olive oil;
  • 200 gram raw ham; sliced
  • 12 cherry tomatoes; halved
  • 1 cloves garlic; peeled
  • olive oil;

How to make pasta with ham, pesto and tomato?

  1. Prepare the Pesto Genovese.
    1. Crush the garlic, the pine nuts, the basil, the Parmigiano-Reggiano and the extra virgin olive oil in a blender or a mortar; using a mortar will give a more authentic structure to the result.
    2. Your result is ready for further use.
  2. Prepare the fettuccine according to the insctructions on the packaging.
  3. Add the olive oil to the pan.
  4. Add the raw ham and the garlic and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the cherry tomato and the Pesto Genovese and cook for 4 minutes.
  6. Remove the garlic.
  7. Add the fettuccine and fry shortly while stirring.
  8. Your dish is ready, enjoy!

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