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Cavatappi with red peppers & prosciutto

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Recipe Ingredients

  •  salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 medium onions, finely chopped
  • 2 large red peppers,cut into 1cm cubes
  • 500g cavatappi
  • 115g prosciutto, very thinly sliced and cut crosswise into narrow strips
  • 1½ cups Manchego cheese or similar hard sheep’s cheese, grated

Recipe Directions

  1. Put water on to boil in a medium to large pot. Add 2 teaspoons of salt.
  2. ln a 30cm frying pan, heat oil on medium-high. Add onion; cook for 5 to 6 minutes or until browned, stirring.
  3. Reduce heat to medium; add peppers and ¼ teaspoon of salt. Cook for 10 minutes or until browned and tender, stirring frequently.
  4. Meanwhile, add pasta to boiling water in pot. Cook for 1 minute less than minimum time on instructions, stirring  occasionally. Reserve 1 cup of pasta cooking water. Drain pasta and return to pot.
  5. Add onion mixture and reserved cooking water. Cook on medium for 1 minute, tossing to coat. Add prosciutto, ½ cup of Manchego cheese and ½ teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper. Toss to coat.
  6. To serve, top with the remaining cheese.
Each Serving About 1 805kJ, 21g protein, 68g carbohydrate, 9g total fat (4g saturated), 5g fibre, 25mg cholesterol, 820mg sodium.

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