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Baked penne with prosciutto and Parmesan cream in casserole dish.
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Penne with Prosciutto and Cream

Baked penne with prosciutto, parmesan and cream, just four ingredients.
Course Main Course, Pasta
Cuisine Italian/American
Keyword penne with prosciutto and cream, baked penne with prosciutto, parmesan cream, prosciutto, baked pasta
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 715kcal
Author Kelly Wildenhaus

Ingredients

  • cups heavy cream
  • cups plus 2 tablespoons finely grated parmesan ~ use the good stuff, Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • 1 pound penne
  • 3 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto, coarsely chopped ~ I like Volpi brand

Instructions

  • Put oven rack in upper third of oven and preheat to 375º
  • In a medium heavy saucepan, put heavy cream, 1½ cups grated parmesan and ¾ teaspoon salt and ¾ teaspoon fresh, cracked pepper. Stir over moderate heat to just a boil and then remove from heat.
  • Cook pasta in salted water until al dente and drain. Return pasta to pot and stir in parmesan cream and prosciutto. Transfer to a 2-quart shallow baking dish, not glass.
  • Bake 15 minutes. Stir pasta to coat evenly and sprinkle remaining 2 tablespoons of parmesan on top.
  • Turn on broiler. Broil 4 - 5 inches from heat until lightly browned and top is crispy, about 2 - 4 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 715kcal