Peas with Ham
Guisantes con jamòn is a classic tapas dish with delicious sweet and savory flavors.
Preparation Time5 min
Preparation Time - Text5 mins
Cooking Time15 min
Cooking Time - Text15
Total Timeunder 30 minutes
OccasionBuffet, Casual Dinner Party
Recipe Courseantipasto/mezze, tapas/small plates
Dietary Considerationantipasto/mezze, tapas/small plates
Taste and Texturemeaty, savory, sweet
Type of Dishvegetable
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 onion, finely diced
- 7 oz (200g) Serrano ham or prosciutto, diced
- ¾ cup canned crushed tomatoes
- 1 tsp sweet paprika
- One 1 lb (450g) bag frozen baby peas, thawed
- 1 garlic clove, crushed
- 1 tbsp finely chopped parsley
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper
- 2/3 cup dry white wine
Heat the oil in a frying pan. Cook the onion for 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until translucent.
Increase the heat. Add the ham and cook for about 3 minutes until it begins to brown. Stir in the tomatoes and paprika. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Mix in the peas.
Mash the garlic, parsley, and ½ tsp salt together, then stir in the wine. Add to the pan, and season with pepper. Simmer for 5 minutes more, and serve hot.
2008 Dorling Kindersley