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Quick and Creamy Ham Fettuccini

 Quick and Creamy Ham Fettuccini
This elegant and easy Creamy Ham Fettuccine is Angie Smith's own version of an old Italian favorite and has earned top honors with friends and family. “It’s my most requested dish," notes the Clarksville, Tennessee cook. "I really like the thicker texture of the sauce, which is great with any hearty pastas, such as whole wheat tortellini or penne—and I sometimes add peas for extra nutrition.”
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1 package (12 ounces) fettuccine
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 2 cups cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  • Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a
  • large saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in flour
  • until blended. Gradually stir in cream. Bring to a boil over medium
  • heat, stirring constantly.
  • Add broccoli. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 7-10 minutes or
  • until broccoli is crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in the
  • ham, 1/2 cup cheese, garlic salt, pepper, oregano and nutmeg. Drain
  • fettuccine; serve with sauce. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Yield:
  • 6 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 808 calories, 59 g fat (35 g saturated fat), 213 mg cholesterol, 1,102 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 25 g protein.
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