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Substitute bacon crumbles for the prosciutto or make it without meat at all.

Fresh Peas with Thyme and Prosciutto

  • Prep Time: Less than 30 Minutes
  • Cook Time: Less than 15 Minutes
  • Level: Beginner
  • Serving Size: Serves 4-6
Ingredient Description:
1 Tbsp. olive oil

10 scallions, cleaned, trimmed and chopped

1 1/2 lbs. shelled green young peas

1 lb. of fresh flat snow peas, ends and strings trimmed

2 - 3 Tbsp. butter

2 tsp. fresh thyme, chopped

salt and freshly ground black pepper

2 thin slices of prosciutto, cut into 1/2-in. strips

Preheat a sauté pan on medium heat.  When the rim of the pan is hot to the touch, add the oil.  Allow the oil to heat for one minute.

Add the onions and the peas to the pan and cover.  Cook just until the peas are cooked through but are still bright green.

Add the butter, thyme and salt and pepper to taste.  Add the strips of prosciutto.  Stir and serve.