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Pea Prosciutto Pasta Salad is a super simple and incredibly delicious recipe for a quick spring or summer meal.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 -8 servings
Author Heather

Ingredients

  • 1 lb bow tie pasta
  • 2-3 tbsp salt *for the pasta water
  • For the Vinaigrette
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2-3 garlic cloves *crushed or minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • pinch black pepper
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 2/3 oz chives *chopped
  • For the Pasta
  • 16 oz frozen peas
  • 8 oz mozzarella balls
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes *cut in half
  • 4 oz sliced prosciutto

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook pasta to al dente.
  2. While the water in coming to a boil whisk together oil and vinegar. Stir in salt, pepper, garlic, thyme and fresh chives. Set Aside.
  3. Place frozen peas in a colander & place colander in the sink. Once pasta is done drain over frozen peas. Place pasta & peas in a large mixing bowl. Pour vinaigrette over pasta & stir. Cut grape tomatoes in half & add to pasta bowl. Add mozzarella balls & stir. Cut prosciutto into 1/4's and place slices on top of salad. If not eating immediately cover & refrigerate to prevent prosciutto from drying out.

Recipe Notes

*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible.*