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Pasta with Basil Cream Sauce

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1Pasta with Basil Cream Sauce Empty Pasta with Basil Cream Sauce on 29th December 2009, 1:37 pm

Pasta with Basil Cream Sauce Recipe

Nutritional Info (Per serving):
Calories: 337, Saturated Fat: 0g, Sodium: 478mg, Dietary Fiber: 1g, Total Fat: 8g, Carbs: 45g, Sugars: 0g, Cholesterol: 47mg, Protein: 21g
Exchanges: Dairy: 1, Starch: 2, Medium Fat Meat: 0.5

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Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 13 mins
Total Time: 23 mins

Ingredients
6 ounce(s) pasta, campanelle 1 cup(s) peas 1 can(s) milk, fat-free evaporated 1 tablespoon flour, all-purpose 2 tablespoon basil, fresh, plus additional for garnish (optional) 1 clove(s) garlic, minced 2 ounce(s) prosciutto 1/3 cup(s) cheese, shredded Parmesan, divided roughly into 1/2 cup and 2 tablespoons pepper, black

Preparation
1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.

2. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan cook shelled peas, if using, in a small amount of boiling water for 10 minutes. Drain; return to saucepan. Stir together the evaporated milk and flour; add to cooked peas in saucepan. Stir in basil and garlic.

3. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. Add the 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, the prosciutto, and, if using, the thawed peas; stir until cheese is melted. Do not boil. Pour over cooked pasta; gently toss to coat. Top with the 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese and pepper. If desired, garnish with basil.

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