Peas & Pasta Carbonara Recipe

Peas & Pasta Carbonara Recipe


1 package (16 ounces) fettuccine

2 cups frozen peas

2 tablespoons butter

1 garlic clove, minced

1-1/2 cups 2% milk

1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed

4 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto or deli ham, cut into thin strips

1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Coarsely ground pepper

How to make it

In a Dutch oven, cook fettuccine according to package directions, adding the peas during the last 3 minutes of cooking.

In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 1 minute. Add milk and cream cheese; cook and stir until blended. Remove from the heat; stir in prosciutto and Parmesan cheese.

Drain fettuccine and peas; toss with sauce. Sprinkle with pepper.
Yield: 6 servings.