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Runner bean & prosciutto pasta

Runner bean & prosciutto pasta

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(19 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 12 mins

Easy

Serves 2
With just five ingredients, this is the perfect pasta dish to have up your sleeve on a lazy day

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition per serving

  • kcalories459
  • fat13g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs72g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre5g
  • protein19g
  • salt1.1g
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Ingredients

  • 175g tagliatelle
  • 200g runner bean, trimmed and cut into short lengths

    Runner bean

    Run-ner beens

    Runner beans have been growing in South America for over 2,000 years, and are a popular garden…

  • 3 slices prosciutto

    Prosciutto

    proh-shoo-toe

    Prosciutto is sweet, delicate ham intended to be eaten raw. The word 'prosciutto' is the…

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 2 rounded tbsp half-fat crème fraîche

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Method

  1. Cook the tagliatelle in a large pan of boiling, salted water according to pack instructions. Four mins before the end of the cooking time, add the runner beans.

  2. Meanwhile, cut each slice of prosciutto into 5-6 pieces. Heat the oil in a frying pan, add the ham, then fry quickly until crisp. Drain the pasta and return to the pan with the crème fraîche, prosciutto, pan juices and plenty of black pepper, tossing everything together until the pasta is well coated.

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Comments (20)

cjsansom's picture
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This is GOOD! Quick, easy and delicious. A winner.

paganqueen's picture
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Made this with double the ingredients for 4 people but left the beans at 200g. It was lovely, my fussy teenage daughter loved it so this is another meal to my growing list since finding this site.

andrejuno's picture

White wine definitely needed. Add it after frying the prosciutto ham, remove from pan and add the white wine to reduce, then add the creme fraiche. I also added some finely chopped mushrooms.... they helped to give the sauce a bit more body and also a bit of garlic.... good for you after all!

albionjen's picture
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This is a really good recipe. Tastes very nice and super easy. I was a bit dubious about the small number of ingredients and thought about adding garlic, chilli or some herbs. But in the end I stuck to the recipe and honestly I don't think it needed anything else. Also I substituted mascarpone cheese for creme fraiche as that's what I had in the fridge.

sashaknits's picture
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Love this recipe! It's quick, easy, healthy and tasty - the perfect weeknight meal. I used fine green beans instead of runner beans and only 100g as 200g seems a bit much for just two people.

zannathetrainer's picture
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We made it with green beans instead of runner beans and added a little lemon juice. Delicious!

grovelodge's picture
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This is just the best, and so quick and easy! I've used it as a starter, and also as a main course - we can't stop eating it!

vicwiggers's picture
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It was okay, had better.

erinvermaak's picture
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Really tasty & very quick. Didn't have runner beans or prosciutto, so used peas and bacon instead, with a generous sprinkling of parmesan on top of course :)

edabinett's picture
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Yummy!!

ryak16's picture
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This recipe is fantastic, we added a little bit of white wine to give the flavour a boost and some mushrooms for that added extra.

louisemc1234's picture
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This was a delicious quick pasta dish, now a firm favourite!

louisemc1234's picture
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This was a delicious quick pasta dish, now a firm favourite!

WhisperingPea's picture
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So simple - it it was lovely! Didn't have creme fraiche so substituted normal cream plus a shot of lemon juice.

catcooks's picture
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Really good dish - made it according to instructions and was a lovely healthy pasta dish for friends. made it again for boyfriend and added 200g closed cup mushrooms that i fried off with parma ham to make it stretch further. perfect!

dpclough's picture
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Very, very nice!

jaimegeorge's picture

Loveey, I used bacon cut instead into strips and served with a strong grated cheddat cheese.

katyrouth's picture
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So quick and easy! I didn't fry the proscuitto because I thought it would be nice softer, but I think it might actually be better crisp. Will try adding a garlic clove and perhaps a squeeze of lemon or some herbs next time for extra flavour.

vickivale's picture
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very quick and easy. will definitely make again.

bunnymonster's picture
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This is now my favourte pasta dish - I come home from work looking forward to it! Delicious!

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