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Pasta with Ham, Peas and Cream

Category: Pastas & Rice
Servings: 4
Prep + Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

Ingredients: (Conversion Chart)

  • 1 cup green peas
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 2 ounces ham, roughly chopped
  • cup heavy cream
  • teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 pound fettuccine or linguine
  • cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Bring large pot and small pot of salted water to a boil. Add peas to small pot and cook 3 minutes, or until crisp-tender. Drain and set aside.
  2. Melt butter in skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms and cook 3 to 4 minutes, until lightly browned. Add ham and cook 1 minute. Stir in peas, cream, salt and pepper. Turn heat to low; keep warm, stirring occasionally.
  3. Meanwhile, cook pasta in large pot until al dente. Drain, reserving about 1 cup cooking water. Toss pasta with butter mixture, adding cooking water if it turns dry. Add Parmesan and toss. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Info:

666 calories (26g protein, 89g carbohydrate, 24g fat) per serving

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