This pasta recipe it’s very easy to make and so delicious!
- 1 lb penne rigate (with lines) or other pasta
- 2 lb vine-ripened tomatoes
- 1/4 lb cooked ham (thinly sliced)
- 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- fine sea salt
- 1 small onion
- fresh basil
Wash, peel and seed the tomatoes.
Cut the sliced ham into small pieces.
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. In a large (10 – 12-inch) skillet, heat 4 tbsp of olive oil. Add the julienned onion and cook until golden, about 3 minutes. Add the ham and cook over medium heat 2 – 3 minutes.
Add the tomatoes and 1 tsp of salt and continue to cook over medium heat for about 20 minutes.
Cook the pasta until al dente. Drain in a colander, then transfer the cooked pasta to the sauce skillet and toss over high heat for 3 – 4 minutes to combine and evenly coat the pasta with the sauce. Turn off the heat and add some chopped fresh basil.