ZITI WITH ASPARAGUS, SMOKED MOZZARELLA, AND PROSCIUTTO (GIADA DE LAURENTIIS)

 

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Ingredients

  • 8 oz dried ziti/other tubular pasta
  • 1 lb asparagus, trimmed and cut diagonally into 1" pieces
  • 2T olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 t pepper
  • 3oz smoked mozzarella cheese, diced (~1/2 cup)
  • 3T thinly sliced fresh basil.

Directions

  • 1. Bring large pot of salted water to boil. Add ziti and cook 5 minutes, stirring often. Add asparagus and cook about 2 minutes. Drain pasta and asparagus, reserving 1 c of cooking liquid.
  • 2. In large, heavy skillet, heat oil over medium flame. Add garlic and saute about 20 seconds. Add pasta, asparagus, salt and pepper and 1c cooking liquid, and toss to coat.
  • 3. Remove skillet from heat. Add mozzarella, prosciutto, and basil and toss to combine.

Notes

Categories: Pasta 

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