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Broccoli and Prosciutto Pasta

Do you like pasta and don’t know what other easy, healthy combinations to make? Here is one idea that looks good and tastes awesome.

This is another recipe that includes  broccoli. I always try to find delicious ways to use broccoli in a meal, and to be easily accepted by my little daughters, like these amazing Broccoli Quesadillas or Broccoli Patties which were really appreciated.

As they love pasta recipes in general I decided to make pasta with broccoli, which was a real success. I am glad of all the times they eat this vegetable for its benefits.

The recipe is easy and quick, it takes no more than 15 minutes to prepare and is really delicious and healthy. It can make a perfect lunch or dinner for all the family.

pasta dish closeup

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Broccoli and Prosciutto Pasta

Broccoli and Prosciutto Pasta

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This broccoli and prosciutto recipe is easy and quick, it takes no more than 15 minutes to prepare and is really delicious and healthy. It can make a perfect lunch or dinner for all the family.
Servings 3 servings
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup (about 120 g) broccoli florets
  • 2.5 oz (70 g) prosciutto cotto
  • 7 oz (200 g) your favorite pasta (spaghetti , linguini
  • 2/3 cup (200g) cream
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Parmesan cheese

Instructions
 

  • To cook broccoli bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add one teaspoon of salt. Add the broccoli florets and cook until crisp-tender for about 1-2 minutes. Remove the florets and place in a bowl with ice water.
  • Return water to the boil. Cook the pasta to the al dente stage. Drain the pasta and reserve some of the cooking water in case you need it.
  • Cut the prosciutto in 1/4 inch strips. Heat oil over medium-high heat. Add prosciutto and cook for a couple of minutes. Add broccoli and cream and stir. 
  • Add drained pasta. If necessary add some water to get the consistency you prefer. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve immediately with Parmesan cheese slices on top.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gSugar: 2.2gCholesterol: 83mgCalories: 367kcalSaturated Fat: 4.4gFat: 15.8gProtein: 16.3gCarbohydrates: 41.1g
Calories: 367kcal
Keyword: broccoli ham pasta, broccoli pasta, dinner, easy, easy dinner recipe, healthy pasta recipes, linguini, lunch, Parmesan, pasta recipes, prosciutto pasta, spaghetti
Nutrition facts 1 Serving (159 g) Calories: 367, Fat: 15.8g, Saturated fat: 4.4g, Unsaturated fat: 0.0 g, Carbohydrates: 41.1g, Sugar: 2.2g, Fiber: 1.1 g, Protein: 16.3g, Cholesterol: 83mg, Calories from Fat 142, Sodium 339mg, Potassium 266mg, Vitamin A 8%, Vitamin C 59%, Calcium 10%, Iron 15%, Nutrition Grade B, Daily Percent Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.,

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  1. Pamela Author says:

    You just won the keys to my heart. I love this combo!

  2. Nami | Just One Cookbook Author says:

    Love this quick and delicious pasta! My kids are into prosciutto, and this is great when we have leftover prosciutto (sometimes I use for cooking). 🙂

  3. Liz Author says:

    The family would love this creamy pasta with broccoli and prosciutto! Perfect quick summer dinner!

  4. Maureen Author says:

    You could invite me to lunch any day if you served this. It looks SO good.

  5. Yum! i love easy and delicious pasta meals. My family would devour this!

  6. Rosa Author says:

    A mouthwatering combination. The kind of pasta dish I love to eat…

    Cheers,

    Rosa

  7. woainie Author says:

    I made this for my Mom’s friends and it was a hit! My Mom was not able to eat because her friends are that fast! Thank you for such a wonderful recipe 🙂

    1. Ella-HomeCookingAdventure Author says:

      Hehe.. so great to hear that Woainie.. hope you will try some other recipes from my blog and hope to hear from you soon:)

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