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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?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
7 min.16 min.23 min.
Preservation: 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

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
7535208 gr542 gr504 gr
377 %80 %51 %76 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
62317 gr45 gr42 gr
31 %7 %4 %6 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
152 gr135 gr125 gr
94 %20 %13 %19 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 4 people : 7.70 €
Per person : 1.93 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made.
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This recipe use (among others)
PastaPasta: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Spaghetti with mushrooms, Ham pasta bake, How to cook pasta properly, Tagliatelle with cockles, Pasta with mushrooms, ... All
Preserved tomatoesPreserved tomatoes: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Spring Bread, Cretan Bread, Pan-fried chicken breast on mozzarella, 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, Tomato feuilleté with pesto, Olive and pesto bread, Pesto crackers, ... All
Cured hamCured ham: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Vegetable clafoutis, Sautéd mushrooms with spring onions and cured ham, Cabbage julienne with ham, Shallot confit tart, Potato and two ham gratin, ... All

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