Linguini with peas, prosciutto and lemon cream sauce

Difficulty
Easy
Preparation
5 minutes
Cooking time
15 minutes
Servings
4
8 oz
Fresh linguini
2 Tbsp
Butter
1 Tbsp
Fresh lemon zest
2 Tbsp
Flour
1 Cup
3,25 % Homogenized Milk
2 Tbsp
Freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 Tbsp
Finely grated aged Manchego
To taste
Salt
Fresh ground black pepper
3 oz
Prosciutto, rolled and sliced for garnish
1/2 Cup
Peas
  1. Fill a 3 qt. stock pot with water, about 2/3 full. Generously salt the water and bring it to a boil.
  2. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a 2 qt. saucepan over medium heat. Add the lemon zest and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Whisk the flour into the butter mixture to form a roux. Cook for 2-3 minutes, just until bubbly.
  4. Whisking, slowly add the milk.
  5. Once the mixture has thickened, add the lemon juice and the grated Manchego. Season with salt, to taste.
  6. Drain the pasta. Add it to the lemon cream sauce along with the peas; toss to coat.
  7. Serve the pasta in wide, shallow bowls, garnished with sliced prosciutto.

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