Creamy Rotini with Ham and Peas
Three Farm Daughters
Need a luscious and luxurious dish in a flash? We've got you covered with this swoon-worthy pasta that's on the table in 30 minutes flat!
Meet our OG weeknight pasta hero, this fan-favorite Creamy Rotini with Ham & Peas. It's a real treat for the senses, with smoky ham and bright baby peas draped in a decadent cream sauce. (Shhh... It can be our little secret that it tastes super fancy but comes together with zero fuss!)
Simple, stunning, and savory beyond compare, you'll love this gorgeous recipe for weeknight dinners, relaxed suppers with the girls, or anytime you need a crowd-pleasing dish in record time. Here's your cue to bring a little low-key luxury to dinnertime this week!
1 Box Three Farm Daughters Rotini Pasta
2 tbsp butter
1 large shallot or ½ yellow onion, minced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 ½ cup diced fully cooked ham
1 cup frozen peas
½ cup cream
1 cup pasta water
½ cup parmesan cheese
½ tsp salt
½ tsp pepper
Fresh chopped parsley (optional)
Shredded Parmesan cheese for garnish
Fill a large pot with water and add a generous amount of salt, bring water to boil. Add pasta and cook until pasta is tender. Before draining, reserve 1 cup of the pasta water, and set aside. Drain Pasta.
While pasta is cooking melt butter in a large saucepan. Add shallot or onion and cook for two minutes, then add garlic and continue to cook for an additional minute.
Add cooked ham and frozen peas to the pan, stir until peas begin to defrost.
Add cream, pasta water, parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper.
Stir until combined, then fold in cooked pasta and plate.
Garnish with chopped parsley and shredded parmesan cheese if desired. Enjoy!