|Smoked Ham Linguini
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
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.