Asparagus and ham are a classic combination. If you like it extra creamy, add some goat cheese. This is a quick dinner we often make during the week. You can use any pasta shape you like.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
25 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
2
Yield:
2 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add asparagus and boil until tender yet firm to the bite, about 4 minutes. Scoop asparagus out of the pot using a slotted spoon, rinse under cold water, and drain.

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  • Bring water to a boil again. Add spaghetti and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 12 minutes. Drain.

  • Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat and cook shallot until soft and translucent, 1 to 2 minutes. Add prosciutto, increase heat to medium, and cook until prosciutto is crisp, 3 to 5 minutes. Pour in white wine and simmer until evaporated. Add cream and season lightly with salt and pepper. Add drained asparagus and bring to a boil.

  • Mix cooked spaghetti into the sauce in the skillet. Season with lemon juice. Serve with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts

735 calories; protein 18.2g; carbohydrates 54.7g; fat 45.4g; cholesterol 132.1mg; sodium 613.4mg. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 4 stars
03/08/2018
It was great but the sauce was bland and could have used something to give it more flavor Read More
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4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 1
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Rating: 4 stars
03/08/2018
It was great but the sauce was bland and could have used something to give it more flavor Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/15/2019
loved it Read More
Rating: 5 stars
03/15/2018
We really liked this! simple and delicious Read More
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