Ham Linguine

2 cups ham, shredded into medium-sized pieces
1 pound linguine
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
3 cloves garlic
1 cup peas, fresh or frozen, thawed
lemon zest, and juice of 2 lemons
1 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper, freshly ground
1/4 cup mint, chopped
1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
Cook pasta according to pkg. directions. While pasta is cooking, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a non-stick skillet over medium high heat.  When pan begins to smoke, sauté garlic for one minute.  Add the ham and continue to sauté until ham begins to brown.  Finally, add the peas; sauté for one more minute. While skillet is still hot, drain the pasta and add to the ham mixture.  Add the lemon zest, juice, salt, pepper and 2 more tablespoons of olive oil.  Sauté for 1-2 minutes to let the flavors combine.  Remove from heat and toss with herbs.  Serve immediately.
6  Servings

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