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Peas with Prosciutto - A Family Feast

Peas with Prosciutto

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 23 shallots, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1 garlic clove, pressed through a garlic press or very finely minced
  • 1 pound frozen peas
  • 4 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto, diced
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh Italian flat-leaf parsley
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat the olive oil, then add the shallots and garlic. Sauté about 1-2 minutes or until the shallots are starting to get translucent.
  2. Add the peas to the skillet and stirring frequently, heat through (about 5 – 7 minutes depending on the size of your peas).
  3. Remove the skillet from the heat and add in the prosciutto, parsley, salt and pepper. Toss gently to combine.
  4. Serve immediately.