Peas With Ham

(Piselli col prosciutto)

Cut in two one or two young onions, according to the quantity of the

peas and put them on the fire with oil and one thick slice of ham cut

into small cubes. Brown until the ham is shrivelled; then put the peas

in, season with a pinch of pepper and very little salt, mix and complete

the cooking with broth, adding a little butter.

Before serving, throw the onion away.