Pasta with Prosciutto and Asiago Cheese

Looking forward to having some Italian-style dinner tonight? Then check out this cheesy ham and vegetables pasta dish that’s made in a skillet in just 20 minutes!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
cups uncooked fusilli (corkscrew) pasta (6 oz)
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1
package (8 oz) sliced fresh mushrooms (3 cups)
6
medium green onions, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1
medium red bell pepper, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
package (3 oz) thinly sliced prosciutto, cut into thin strips*
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup shredded Asiago cheese (1 oz)

  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Cook mushrooms, onions, bell pepper and garlic in oil 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender.
  • 3 Stir in prosciutto, basil, oregano and salt. Stir in pasta and remaining 1 tablespoon oil; toss. Sprinkle each serving with cheese.

Expert Tips

Like Parmesan, Asiago cheese is a firm, aged grating or shredding cheese. Look for wedges or containers of shredded Asiago in the grocery store deli or cheese department.

*Half of a 6-oz package thinly sliced fully cooked ham may be substituted for the prosciutto.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
560mg
560%;
Total Carbohydrate
39g
39%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
15g
15%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%;
Vitamin C
50%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.