Rotini with Ham and Broccoli

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Ingredients

400 g (13 oz) rotini

250 g (8 oz) broccoli florets

30 g (1 oz) butter

250 g (8 oz) ham, cut into strips

2 cloves garlic, crushed

6 green onions, chopped

200 g (6 1/2 oz) mushrooms, sliced

1 cup thick/heavy cream

1/2 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley

Directions

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Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until al dente. Drain well and return to the pot, to keep it warm.

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Cook the broccoli in a small pot of boiling salted water for 2 minutes, until just about tender, then drain.

Heat the butter in a large pan.

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Add the ham and stir over medium heat for 5-7 minutes, until lightly browned.

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Add the garlic, green onion and mushrooms and stir for 3-4 minutes.

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Add the pasta, broccoli, cream and parsley and stir for 3-5 minutes on medium-low heat.

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Remove from the heat, serve in warm plates and top with grated Parmesan and fresh ground black pepper to taste.

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Enjoy!

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