1 large onion diced
1/2 lb proscuitto or 1 ham steak or Both-diced
1/2 lb butter
1/2 lb sun dried tomatoes(optional)
1 can or frozen baby peas (optional)
3 cloves garlic
Tbs. Black pepper
Tbs. Crushed red pepper
Large can crushed tomatoes
One quart half and half
Large can chicken broth
4 shots brandy
Rue to thicken
In a large frying pan- melt butter. Sauté onions, sun dried tomatoes, garlic. If using ham steak dice and add to sauté.
In a Large pot-
Add chicken stock
Half and half
Salt to taste
Simmer about an hour thicken with rue as needed.
Recipe for rue-1 stick butter
1 cup flour
Slowly add flour
Constantly mixing until a nutty smell.
Add 1 small can of chicken stock slowly.
Slowly add to sauce, constantly stirring. Simmer 20 minutes add uncooked peas 5 minutes before
Once sauce has thickened, throw over cook Penne, mix well and Enjoy!