Pasta with Cream, Fresh Peas and Ham

  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Cook: 30 minutes


1 (12-ounce) package fettuccine
4ounces finely chopped country ham
1 shallot, chopped
2cups shelled fresh peas
1cup half-and-half
3/4cup grated Romano cheese


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, adding peas to water for last 5 minutes. Reserve some of the pasta cooking water.
  2. In a large skillet, saute shallot with country ham (or bacon) 5 minutes. Add peas, pasta, cream and heat 2 minutes. Add pasta water if necessary. Toss with cheese.