Easy Creamy Summer Pasta

Easy Creamy Summer Pasta

4 from 1 vote
Course Main Course
Cuisine Irish, Italian
Servings 4


  • 400 g Spaccatelli pasta or other pasta shapes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 6 cherry tomatoes halved
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 200 g smoked ham grated
  • 2-3 asparagus sliced
  • 50 g peas fresh
  • 100 ml cream
  • 40 g spinach leaves torn.
  • 70 g parmesan grated
  • Salt and pepper


  • In a saucepan, fill with salted water and bring to the boil. Add the pasta and cook as per package instructions.
  • When your pasta are cooked, remove from the heat . drain the pasta and keep some of the cooking water to add to the sauce in a while.
  • In a second saucepan, melt over medium heat the oil, add the onion and garlic and cook for 60-90 seconds over medium heat.
  • Add the cherry tomato and ham. Continue to saut√© for a further minute then add the asparagus and peas. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add 100ml of the reserved pasta cooking liquid and the drained pasta with the cream and parmesan. Stir and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the spinach and let the spinach wilt. Check the seasoning.
  • Serve immediately with extra parmesan grated over the plate.
Keyword cream, greens, Kevin Dundon, pasta, summer

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