Pasta with Prosciutto and Goat Cheese

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Main Ingredient: Pasta
Menu Part: Entree
Cuisine Type: Italian
Serves: 6

A hearty pasta dish results from topping ziti with salty prosciutto and toasted almond slivers. Sun-dried tomatoes and goat cheese add color and flavor.

Ingredients

4 tbsp. olive oil
1 medium onion, diced
4 oz. prosciutto, thinly sliced and diced
1⁄8 cup toasted almond slivers
8 large basil leaves, finely chopped
1⁄4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, diced
1 1⁄2 cups chicken stock or broth
1 lb. penne or ziti, cooked
4 oz. goat cheese, crumbled
salt and pepper, to taste

Steps

1. In a large sauté pan, heat oil and sauté onion for 2 min. Add prosciutto, almonds, basil, and sun-dried tomatoes and toss.

2. Add chicken stock and cook for 5-7 min.

3. Stir in cooked pasta, goat cheese, and heat through 1 min. Season with salt and pepper and serve.