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  • Smoked Ham Linguini

  • Serve 4

  • Ingredients

  • 2 whole heads of garlic
    350g/l2oz linguini pasta
    450g/1 lb. broccoli florets
    3 garlic cloves, crushed
    175g/6 oz. lean smoked ham, chopped
    ground black pepper 500g/ 18oz. Low-fat fromage frais
    3tbsp. Dry white wine or chicken stock

  • Method

  • Cook the linguini in 1.7ltr/3pt boiling, salted water for 8-10 mins. A few minutes before the end of the cooking time add the broccoli to the pan. Dry fry the crushed garlic cloves in anon-stick pan for 3 mins.
    Drain the linguini and broccoli and return to the pan with the dry-fried garlic, ham black pepper, fromage frais and wine or stock.
    toss the ingredients together in the pan and heat through gently Serve with the halved, roasted garlic bulbs.