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Cactus Pear Lemon-Ginger Penne

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Category: Poultry, Pork

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Uncooked penne
  • 2 tb Butter
  • 1 4 inch piece of fresh
  • -ginger, peeled and grated
  • 1 ts Garlic, minced
  • 2 md Bell peppers (green and
  • -red), stemmed, seeded and
  • -sliced
  • 2 Whole portabella mushrooms,
  • -stemmed,, gills removed,
  • -slice
  • 5 c Heavy cream
  • 4 ts Salt (or to taste)
  • 2 ts Lemon peppeer
  • 2 lb Boneless grilled chicken
  • -breast, cut in 1/2" dice
  • 8 oz Prosciutto ham, thinly
  • -sliced
  • Grated Romano or percorino
  • -cheese


Cook pasta according to directions, drain and set aside.

Melt butter over medium heat in large pot and saute ginger 1 minute. Add
garlic, peppers and mushrooms. Saute for another minute, stirring

Add cream and simmer gently for 7-10 minutes (cream should boil slightly,
become light brown and reduce in volume.) Add salt and lemon pepper and

Add cooked pasta and stir. Add diced chicken and prosciutto, stir, and heat
1 minute longer.

Serve sprinkled with grated Romano or percorino. Makes 6-8 servings.

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