Baby Bowties with Peas & Ham
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
1/2 pound baby bowtie (farfalle) pasta
1 cup frozen peas
3/4 cup cooked ham, cut into small cubes
In a jar with a lid, combine lemon juice, pepper, olive oil, half the cheese and salt to taste. Cover and shake well; set aside.
Bring 4 quarts water to a boil. Add 1 Tablespoon salt to the water. Add pasta and set timer for 2 minutes less than package directions.
When timer sounds, add peas and ham to boiling pasta, setting timer for two more minutes.
Strain all together; drain well and place in a bowl.
Add lemon juice and oil dressing. Mix well and top with remaining Parmesan cheese.