A simple yet delicious pasta recipe.
Add water to a large pot and bring to a boil.
Add the olive oil to a large pan.
Add the garlic. Sprinkle with salt and stir. Cook on low heat until the garlic is golden brown.
Add the pepper and stir. Add the frozen peas and prosciutto (optional). Turn the burner off and set aside.
Add 2 tsp of salt to the boiling pasta water. Add the pasta and stir until it is cooked al dente. Follow the cooking instructions for the pasta you are using in this recipe.
Use tongs or a slotted ladle to place the cooked pasta in the pan with the olive oil.
Stir the pasta in with the other ingredients until the pasta is completely coated.
Add 1/2 cup of pasta water. Cook on low heat. Stir until the water has reduced by more than half.
Serve the pasta and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.