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

Keywords for this recipe:PastaPestoPreserved tomatoesSunday night lunch
For 4 people, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
7 min.16 min.23 min.
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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.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film. Reheats very well.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
3,000 Kcal or 12,560 Kj130 gr488 gr192 gr
150 %50 %46 %29 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
248 Kcal or 1,038 Kj11 gr40 gr16 gr
12 %4 %4 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
750 Kcal or 3,140 Kj33 gr122 gr48 gr
37 %13 %12 %7 %
% 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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 7.72 €
  • Per person : 1.93 €

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Note : These prices are only approximate.
Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
PastaPasta: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Ham pasta bake, Mozzarella pasta bake, Pasta with mushrooms, Pasta with green asparagus, Penne with purple artichokes, ... All
Preserved tomatoesPreserved tomatoes: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cretan Bread, Spring Bread, Canapés of red mullet with poppy seeds, Fish terrine with spinach and tomatoes, Pan-fried chicken breast on mozzarella, ... All
PestoPesto: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Genoese croque-monsieur, Thin cherry tomato and pesto tart, Loaf for "les filles'", Tomato feuilleté with pesto, Italian toast, ... All
Cured hamCured ham: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Cabbage julienne with ham, New York style pasta, Potato and two ham gratin, Bistro-style beetroot salad, Shallot confit tart, ... All
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