Ham and Pea Pasta Alfredo

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


8 servings

Updated: May. 26, 2022
When I want a filling meal that even the kids enjoy, I toss ham and sugar snap peas with Romano cream sauce and pasta. —C.R. Monachino, Kenmore, New York
Ham and Pea Pasta Alfredo Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 package (16 ounces) fettuccine
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1-1/2 pounds sliced fully cooked ham, cut into strips (about 5 cups)
  • 2 cups fresh sugar snap peas
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Romano cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat butter over medium heat. Add ham and peas; cook and stir 5 minutes. Stir in cream, cheese and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 1-2 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened and peas are crisp-tender.
  2. Drain fettuccine; add to skillet and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/4 cups: 582 calories, 32g fat (18g saturated fat), 151mg cholesterol, 1032mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 33g protein.