Cavatappi with Prosciutto and Parmesan



1/2 pound uncooked cavatappi

Cooking spray

1 garlic clove, minced

1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley

2 tablespoons extravirgin olive oil

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1 ounce very thin slices prosciutto, cut into thin strips

1/4 cup (1 ounce) shaved fresh Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese 


Cook pasta according to the package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain in a colander over a bowl, reserving 3 tablespoons cooking liquid.
Heat pan over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add garlic to pan, and sauté 1 minute. Remove from heat. Add reserved 3 tablespoons cooking liquid and pasta to pan; let stand 2 minutes. Stir in parsley, oil, salt, pepper, and prosciutto; sprinkle with cheese. Serve immediately.