Mushroom and Ham Fusilli
340g/12oz fusilli pasta
3 tbsp olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
340g/12oz button mushrooms
225g/8oz ham, diced
250ml/8fl oz/1 cup half-fat crème fraîche
4 tbsp snipped fresh chives
salt and ground black pepper
4 tbsp grated Parmesan
1 Bring a large pan of lightly salted water to the boil and cook the pasta according to the pack instructions. Strain, reserving a cupful of the cooking water.
2 Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large, deep frying pan and cook the onion over a low heat for 5 minutes. Add the garlic and mushrooms and cook for 8 minutes. Stir in the chopped ham and crème fraîche.
3 Stir the pasta into the sauce. Season to taste with salt and pepper and stir in the chives.
4 Divide among four serving plates, sprinkle with Parmesan and serve immediately.