Creamy Ham and Tomato Penne

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recipe by Octopus Publishing www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    15mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    605

Is there anything better than a creamy pasta dish? This is the ideal recipe to use up any leftover ham you have in the fridge.

recipe updated Jan 22, 2019

Ingredients

  • Water icon
    Water
    as needed
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    as needed
  • Penne icon
    Penne
    500g
  • Frozen peas icon
    Frozen peas
    75g
  • Crème fraîche icon
    Crème fraîche
    100g
  • Ham icon
    Ham
    None
  • Sundried tomato icon
    Sundried tomato
    75g
  • Arugula icon
    Arugula
    75g
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Large saucepan

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside ham: torn
  2. Get a clean large saucepan
  3. Add water
  4. Add salt
  5. Boil
  6. Add penne
  7. Cook until al dente
  8. Add frozen peas
  9. Cook for approx 1min
  10. Drain
  11. Return
  12. Add crème fraîche
  13. Add prepared ham
  14. Add sundried tomato
  15. Add arugula
  16. Stir until well combined
  17. Season with salt & pepper to taste
  18. Serve immediately
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