Pasta with Ham, Peas and Cream

Rose M. Helle


My daughter came up with this winner of a recipe - thanks Lynn!

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10 Min
20 Min
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1 c
peas, fresh or frozen, i used canned
2 Tbsp
butter, unsalted
1 c
sliced mushrooms
2 oz
prosciutto ham, roughly chopped
1/2 c
heavy cream
1/4 tsp
1/4 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
12 oz
garden delight fettuccine
1/2 c
freshly grated parmesan cheese


1Bring a large pot and a small pot of salted water to a boil. Add peas to the small pot and cook 3 minutes until crisp, Drain,set aside.
2Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium heat, add mushrooms and cook 3-4 minutes until lightly browned. Add ham and cook 1 minute. Stir in peas, cream, salt and pepper. Turn heat to low, keep warm while cooking pasta.
3Cook pasta in large pot according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1 cup of the pasta cooking water. Toss pasta with butter mixture (if too dry, add a little of the pasta water). Toss pasta with the Parmesan cheese. Top the Fettuccini with the pea mixture just befre serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy