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Creamy Fettuccine with Ham and Peas Recipe

Creamy Fettuccine with Ham and Peas Recipe

When Valerie Holter's husband was stationed with the Navy in Italy, she enjoyed the local cuisine. "I loved the pasta and learned to make this rich dish from frequent restaurant visits," she notes from Waveland, Mississippi. Tip: Valerie recommends preparing it with spinach fettuccine if it's available at your supermarket.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (12 ounces) fettuccine
  • 3 cups cubed fully cooked ham
  • 2 cups frozen peas, thawed
  • 2 cups grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, cook fettuccine according to package directions; drain. Add the ham, peas, cheese, cream and fettuccine to pan. Cook and stir until heated through. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 431 calories, 21 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 77 mg cholesterol, 1,097 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 26 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.