Italian

Prosciutto & Pea Fettuccine

Prep Time: 10 min  |  Cook Time: 20 min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 758
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Prosciutto & Pea Fettuccine
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Servings
4
Calories
758

This traditional meal will bring the rustic flavors of Italy right to your dinner table. Just top fettuccine with a creamy sauce made from Sargento® Shredded 6 Cheese Italian, smoky prosciutto and baby peas that are cooked until tender. There’s a pop of flavor in every bite of this tasty dish!

Ingredients
  • 8 oz. fettuccine pasta, uncooked
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 2 cups half-and-half or light cream
  • 1/4 tsp. grated nutmeg
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) Sargento® Shredded 6 Cheese Italian, divided
  • 1 cup frozen baby peas, thawed
  • 3 oz. thinly sliced prosciutto or deli smoked ham, cut into short, 1/4-inch thick strips
  • Freshly ground black pepper
Directions
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add flour; cook and stir 1 minute. Add half-and-half and nutmeg. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Reduce heat; simmer 2 minutes or until sauce thickens, stirring constantly.
  2. Stir in 1-1/2 cups cheese until melted. Stir in peas and prosciutto; heat through. Add drained fettuccini; toss well.
  3. Transfer to 4 serving plates; top with remaining cheese and serve with pepper.

Serving Size 4

Calories 758

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 43.70g 67%
Sat. Fat 23.40g 132%
Mono Unsat. Fat 9.90g
Poly Unsat. Fat 1.50g
Cholesterol 134mg 49%
Sodium 1314mg 53%
Amount/Serving%DV*
Total Carbohydrate 58g 20%
Dietary Fiber 4g 12%
Sugars 0g
Protein 33g
Amount/Serving%DV*
Vitamin A 352RE
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 525mg 49%
Iron 2mg 11%