Creamy Ham and Asparagus Pasta

    Creamy Ham and Asparagus Pasta

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    30min


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    About this recipe: This is a quick and easy weeknight dinner that everyone will love. Fettucine is tossed with asparagus, ham and a creamy cheese sauce.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 6 

    • 340g dry fettuccine noodles
    • 225g fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 5cm pieces
    • 115g butter
    • 475ml double cream
    • 60g grated Parmesan cheese
    • 1/4 teaspoon garlic granules
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
    • 225g cooked ham, diced

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente. Stir asparagus into pot in the last five minutes of cooking; drain.
    2. While pasta is cooking, heat butter and cream in a medium saucepan over medium heat. When mixture begins to bubble, stir in Parmesan, garlic granules, pepper and cayenne. Continue cooking until mixture thickens, stirring occasionally. Stir in ham and heat through.
    3. Toss pasta and asparagus with sauce and serve immediately.

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    This is a very good quick recipe. I sautéed onions and mushrooms with crushed garlic and Creme fresh instead if cream. Delicious - 03 Mar 2014

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