Sweet Peas with Prosciutto (Piselli al Prosciutto)

Sweet Peas with Prosciutto

Sweet Peas with Prosciutto
In this classic Roman pairing, sweet peas are richly flavored by salty prosciutto as well as the pork's rendered fat.Todd Coleman

In this classic Roman contorno, or side dish, sweet peas are braised until tender, then sautéed with salty prosciutto. Dana Bowen, our executive editor, compiled a comprehensive roundup of traditional Roman contorni in our April 2010 issue.

Find this recipe in our cookbook, SAVEUR: Italian Comfort Food