Pea & Ham Penne

If you're pressed for time this creamy Ham & Pea Penne makes a quick, family friendly supper dish.


400 g Penne Pasta
150 g Pancetta, Chopped
1 Red Onion, peeled and chopped finely
100 ml Dry White Wine
2 Tbsp Creme Fraiche
100 g Passata
3 Tbsp Oregano leaves, chopped
50 g Parmesan, grated
2 Tbsp Rapeseed Oil
Sea Salt & Freshly Ground Black Pepper


Cook the Penne Pasta in slightly salted boiling water according to the packet instructions
Cook the Pancetta over a medium heat in a frying pan until fat has melted and it is just turning brown
Add the Red Onions and fry for 5 minutes, until softened
Add the White Wine and cook for a further 1 minute
Add the Passata and Oregano and stir thoroughly
Season to taste
Add the Creme Fraiche
Cover and cook for about 5 minutes
Add the Peas, cover, and cook for further 3 minutes
Add the Pasta and stir to mix thoroughly
Serve topped with the grated Parmesan
Serve with Garlic bread