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Quick Mediterranean Pasta Skillet

Servings 4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. penne pasta
  • 3-4 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 large ham steak diced
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes halved or quartered
  • 1/3 cup kalamata olives sliced
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh basil julienned

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  • Heat 2 Tbsp. of oil in a large skillet. Add the onion and ham and cook until onion is translucent and ham is browned, about 4 minutes. Stir in garlic and cook 30 seconds more, until fragrant. Add in the tomatoes and sliced olives and cook another 1-2 minutes, until the tomatoes start to give up their juice.
  • Add the cooked pasta to the pan and toss to combine. Add more olive oil as needed to coat. Stir in Parmesan cheese, top with basil and serve.