Creamy Prosciutto Pasta Recipe
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Creamy Prosciutto Pasta Recipe

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I'm always looking for dinners that I can put together quickly. I re-created a favorite pasta dish from an Italian restaurant by using grocery store convenience products. Add crusty bread and a salad for a complete meal.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (9 ounces) refrigerated fettuccine or refrigerated linguine
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 package (10 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 1 jar (15 ounces) Alfredo sauce
  • 1/3 pound thinly sliced prosciutto, chopped

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 494 calories, 22 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 75 mg cholesterol, 1,418 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 27 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, saute mushrooms and onion in butter until tender. Add spinach. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook just until spinach is wilted.
  2. Stir in Alfredo sauce and prosciutto; cook for 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Drain pasta; add to sauce and toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Prosciutto Pasta in Quick Cooking July/August 2005, p31

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 494 calories, 22 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 75 mg cholesterol, 1,418 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 27 g protein.

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Nov. 25, 2013

"Quick and delicious!"

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Reviewed Oct. 11, 2009

"Excellent! Very good. I absolutely would make again and plan to. Prosciutto is a little expensive, but other meats could easily be substituted."

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