For wine lovers, this recipe is a treat. Everyone else will totally fall for this farfalle. A simple and inexpensive recipe.

Ingredients for 4 persons

  • 400 g pasta (farfalle)
  • 50 g Parmesan in one piece
  • 1 bunch of spring onions
  • 1-2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 sprigs of flat-leaf parsley
  • 100 grams of Parma ham
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 300 g frozen peas
  • pepper
  • Salt


  1. Bring plenty of salted water to a boil in a saucepan.
  2. Wash and trim the scallions. Cut 2 into long pieces and the rest into rings. Peel the garlic, press through a garlic press, or mince with a grater. Wash the parsley, pluck off the leaves and chop finely. Cut or tear the ham into pieces.
  3. Add the noodles to the boiling water and cook for 10-12 minutes. Stir occasionally. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan. Fry the ham until crispy and then remove from the pan.
  4. Heat the butter in the frying pan. Sauté the scallions and garlic in it. Add the peas and 6-7 tablespoons of hot pasta water. Stir and season with salt and pepper. Let the brew simmer for about 5 minutes. Add the ham, parsley, and 4 tablespoons of oil to the peas, fold in, and season to taste.
  5. Drain the noodles. Mix with the sauce. Arrange on plates and grate the parmesan over them. Good Appetite.

Useful additional knowledge

The noodles, as well as the remaining ingredients, can be changed as desired. Maybe just try potatoes or rice with it? Both are very tasty alternatives.