Ready in under 30 minutes...satisfying...DELICIOUS! Serves about 6
6 oz prosciutto, sliced into small strips
1/4 cup butter
2 shallots, finely chopped
1 cup heavy cream
salt and pepper
16 oz fettuccine
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
Melt butter in a large saucepan.
Add shallots and cook over med-high heat until soft and golden (a few minutes).
Add the ham and cook until browned (2-4 minutes).
Reduce the heat to low and add the cream, Parmesan cheese and salt and pepper to taste.
While the cream sauce is warming, make the pasta according to package directions (to al dente).
When pasta is done, drain (reserving 1 cup cooking water).
Return pasta to pot and toss with cream sauce. Add some of the cooking water if it seems too dry.
Nutrition Info Per Serving: Calories 589.1 Total Fat 31.2 g Saturated Fat 17.6 g Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9 g Monounsaturated Fat 7.0 g Cholesterol 101.6 mg Sodium 956.3 mg Potassium 85.5 mg Total Carbohydrate 60.7 g Dietary Fiber 2.7 g Sugars 1.4 g Protein 19.5 g