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Creamy Ham Fettucini Recipe

Creamy Ham Fettucini Recipe

I often prepare this dish as a fast and flavorful way to bring a "taste of Italy" to the dinner table. The creamy sauce dresses up ordinary ham and asparagus.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 can (4 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1-3/4 cups milk
  • 1 pound fully cooked ham, julienned
  • 1 cup cut fresh asparagus (3/4-inch pieces), cooked, optional
  • 12 ounces fettucini, cooked and drained
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Additional green onions, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook onions and mushrooms in butter until onions are tender. Reduce heat to low; stir in cream cheese and milk. Cook and stir until cheese is melted. Add ham, asparagus if desired and fettucini; heat through. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Garnish with additional onions if desired. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 446 calories, 28 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 104 mg cholesterol, 1,079 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 25 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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