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Ham & Pea Fettuccine Recipe

This fast and easy weeknight dinner makes smart use of items you can pick up quickly at the deli. What's more, it's delish! —Willie DeWaard, Coralville, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:3 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces uncooked fettuccine
  • 1 cup cubed fully cooked ham
  • 3/4 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • 1. Cook the fettuccine according to package directions.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute the ham, peas, walnuts, onion, thyme and pepper in oil until heated through. Drain fettuccine. Add to ham mixture and toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese; cover for 1 minute or until cheese is melted. Yield: 3 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 424 calories, 24 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 726 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 20 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.