Ham and Peas Farfalle In Creamy Lemon Parmesan Sauce

Ingredients

1/2 pound farfalle (bowtie) pasta, cooked
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 lemon, juiced
1 cup diced ham
1 cup fresh or frozen green peas,cooked
Salt and pepper

Preparation

1
While the pasta is boiling, melt the butter in a large saucepan with the flour. Whisk together on medium heat for a few minutes, until it just begins to change color.
2
Add 1/2 the cream, whisk thoroughly and add the other half of the cream. Continue whisking until smooth and bring to a light boil. Whisk until it thickens (this will only take a minute or so), then turn the heat to low.
3
Add the parmesan cheese in two parts, again whisking until everything is smooth and creamy. Turn off the heat, add the lemon juice in a slow stream, continuing to whisk. Taste for salt and pepper.
4
Drain the pasta and return to it's cooking pot. Add the lemon-cheese sauce and stir gently until the pasta is coated. Add the ham and peas, stir to combine.
5
Serve family style or individual dishes with an extra sprinkle of grated parmesan on top. Enjoy!

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An excellent dish with a bright and creamy sauce that sets off the little cubes of ham and sweet peas nicely - interesting, filling and makes leftover ham a special treat.

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Sunday, April 4, 2010 - 7:44am

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