Quick Pasta Toss with Peas and Artichokes

Utilize leftover ham to get this speedy pasta dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes.

Pasta Toss with Peas and Artichokes on white serving platter
Photo: Brie Passano
Total Time:
25 mins
5 cups


  • 8 ounce dried bowties, radiatore, or rotini pasta

  • 1 cup frozen peas

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 6 ounce jar marinated artichoke hearts, drained and coarsely chopped

  • ½ cup chopped fresh tomato

  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • teaspoon black pepper

  • ½ cup finely shredded Pecorino Romano or Parmesan cheese (2 oz.)

  • ¼ cup cooked Black Forest ham, cut into slivers


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, adding frozen peas and garlic the last 3 minutes. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup of the pasta water.

  2. In a large serving bowl toss together pasta mixture, artichoke hearts, tomato, lemon juice, oil, and pepper. Stir in enough of the reserved pasta water to moisten. Top with cheese and ham.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

340 Calories
9g Fat
51g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 340
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 687mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 19%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 15g
Vitamin C 15.4mg 77%
Calcium 139mg 11%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 153mg 3%
Folate, total 24.8mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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