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Elbows with Ham, Limas, And Carmalized Onions

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Category: Pasta, Beans

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Macaroni; elbows
  • 1 pk Frozen lima beans
  • 1 md Carrot; pared &sliced thin
  • 4 oz Canadian bacon; cut into
  • -1"slivers
  • 3 tb Olive oil
  • 1 md Onion; slivered
  • Black pepper; coarsely
  • -ground
  • Grated parmesan cheese


1. Cook the macaroni in plenty of boiling salted water for 5 minutes; add
the limas and carrots; cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 8
minutes longer. With a ladle, remove 1/2 cup of the macaroni cooking
liquid; reserve. Drain the macaroni and vegetables.

2. While the macaroni is cooking, saute the ham in the oil over medium-high
heat until the edges begin to brown, about 5 minutes. Stir in the onion;
saute over medium-low heat; stirring until onion is golden and edges begin
to brown, about 8 minutes.

3. In a large bowl, combine the elbows, vegetables, the 1/2 cup reserved
cooking liquid, and the sauteed ham and onion; toss to blend. Sprinkle with
black pepper. Spoon into wide-rimmed shallow soup bowls and sprinkle
generously with grated cheese.

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