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Pasta with pesto and preserved tomatoes


Pasta with pesto and preserved tomatoes
In this recipe, the pasta (whatever kind you prefer) is served with shreds of fried ham and chopped preserved tomatoes as well as a good dollop of pesto.
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Last modified on: September 9th 2015

For 4 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

Time required
PreparationCookingStart to finish
7 min.16 min.23 min.
Keeping:
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film. Reheats very well.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 6 min.
Pasta with pesto and preserved tomatoes : Photo of step #1
Cook the pasta as you like it.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Pasta with pesto and preserved tomatoes : Photo of step #2
Meanwhile, use a frying pan with no added fat to fry 4 slices cured ham lightly on both sides.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Pasta with pesto and preserved tomatoes : Photo of step #3
When fried, cut the ham into thin strips.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Pasta with pesto and preserved tomatoes : Photo of step #4
Drain 200 g Preserved tomatoes and cut into pieces.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Pasta with pesto and preserved tomatoes : Photo of step #5
Fry the chopped preserved tomatoes in the same pan as the ham, still without any added fat.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Pasta with pesto and preserved tomatoes : Photo of step #6
Once the cooked pasta has been drained, tip the tomatoes and ham on top and put 150 g Pesto in the centre.

You can bring it to the table like this...

Stage 7
Pasta with pesto and preserved tomatoes : Photo of step #7
...and mix together at the last minute.

However you serve it, do so right away.

Remarks

The quantities in this recipe are for guidance, so do feel free to adapt them to your taste.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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PastaPasta: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Ham pasta bake, Pasta with mushrooms, Penne with purple artichokes, Sunday night pasta, Pasta with green asparagus, ... All
Preserved tomatoesPreserved tomatoes: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pan-fried chicken breast on mozzarella, Spring Bread, Tomato foccacia, Canapés of red mullet with poppy seeds, Sushi, ... All
PestoPesto: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Loaf for "les filles'", Genoese croque-monsieur, Fried egg in bread, Italian toast, Olive and pesto bread, ... All
Cured hamCured ham: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: New York style pasta, Vegetable clafoutis, Saltimbocca, Surprise eggs, Potato and two ham gratin, ... All

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