Steaming bowls of Prosciutto and Mushroom Fettuccine serve as the perfect foundation for a satisfying meal.

Prosciutto and Mushroom Fettuccini

A humble pasta dinner is a family-pleaser on a winter weeknight. Steaming bowls of fettuccini serve as the perfect foundation for a satisfying meal.

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces fettuccini
  • 1 teaspoon plus 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 5 slices prosciutto, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1½ teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • ¾ cups freshly grated Parmesan
  • White pepper
  • Basil leaves, for garnish
  • Shaved Parmesan cheese, for garnish
  • Lemon zest, for garnish
  • Freshly ground black pepper, for garnish

Directions

Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, toss with 1 teaspoon olive oil and set aside.

In large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium-high heat. Whisk in garlic; sauté until cooked. Add mushrooms and tomatoes to skillet. Sauté for 3 minutes. Add prosciutto; sauté for 4 to 5 minutes more or until crisp. Set aside.

In a saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Add flour until thickened. Slowly add cream and lemon juice and simmer for 5 minutes, whisk in Parmesan until mixture is heated through. Season with white pepper.

Gently stir together pasta, mushroom-tomato mixture and sauce. Garnish with basil, shaved Parmesan, lemon zest and freshly ground pepper.