Peas with Crispy Prosciutto

2
Total Time
19 min
Prep
5 min
Cook
14 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy

Ingredients

olive oil

2 tsp

prosciutto

1 oz, 2 (1/2-ounce) slices, trimmed and torn into small pieces or chopped

uncooked shallot(s)

1 large, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced

frozen green peas

2½ cup(s), (about 12 ounces)

water

cup(s)

table salt

tsp

black pepper

tsp

fresh mint leaves

1 Tbsp, thinly sliced

Instructions

  1. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in medium heavy nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add prosciutto and cook, stirring often, until crisp, about 3 minutes. With slotted spoon, transfer prosciutto to paper towels to drain.
  2. Add remaining 1 teaspoon oil to skillet. Add shallot and cook, stirring, until softened but not browned, about 2 minutes. Stir in peas, water, salt, and pepper and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer until peas are tender and most of water is evaporated, about 4 minutes.
  3. Remove skillet from heat and stir in mint. Transfer to serving bowl and crumble prosciutto on top.
  4. Per serving: about 1/2 cup

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