Creamy Pasta

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on September 9, 2015.



1 tablespoon butter
1 clove garlic, minced
1 1/2 cups cooked ham, cubed
1/3 cup low sodium chicken broth
1/3 cup heavy cream
Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup grated mozzarella cheese
1 pound fettuccine, cooked al dente according to package
1 cup frozen peas
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
Salt to taste


In a large nonstick skillet heat butter over medium. Add garlic and ham; cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned (about 3 minutes). Add chicken broth, cream, nutmeg and cheeses. Cook until cheese is melted and sauce is slightly thickened (about 3 minutes). Add pasta, peas, pepper; and salt to taste; toss to coat. Makes 4 servings.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving:
680 calories, 19 g fat, 10 g saturated fat, 100 mg cholesterol, 1000 mg sodium, 92 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 7 g sugar, 35 g protein


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