Maui Girl's Summer Fettuccine3 Reviews
- Prep: 10 min
- Cook: 30 min
- Ready In: 40 min
“This looks complicated, but it is so simple. I came up with this recipe when I needed to use up a bumper crop of cherry tomatoes and basil from my patio garden. It is rich and creamy and a perfect fettuccine for a warm summer night. I served this with a crisp white wine......perfecto!” - by mauigirl.. Intermediate not a
Original recipe yields 6 servings
- Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil over high heat. Once the water is boiling, stir in the fettuccini, and return to a boil. Cook the pasta uncovered, stirring occasionally, until the pasta has cooked through, but is still firm to the bite, about 8 minutes. Drain well in a colander set in the sink.
- Place the pancetta in a large, deep skillet, and cook and stir over medium heat until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Drain the pancetta on a paper towel-lined plate.
- Heat 1/2 of the heavy cream in the skillet over medium heat. Stir in the fettuccine, and bring to a boil. Add the remaining heavy cream, garlic, pancetta, tomatoes, and basil. Cook and stir until the sauce is reduced, about 15 minutes. Season with pepper. Top with Parmesan cheese before serving.
Amount Per Serving (6 total)
- 923 cal
- 66.9 g
- 63.4 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (3)Rate This Recipe
"the youngest redneck wanted to learn how to make my creamy pasta. I was going to walk him through it but decided he should try on his own. So I opened by RB for him to decide. A young teen will not ta..." See moreke long to make a decision-last pasta recipe saved first one he tried-This was so good, Maui, the perfect carb supper for our busy day. It was very easy and came together quickly even for the young one. Used garlic chives and a cut up tomato. Do not skimp on the cream, I rarely measure cream when I make pasta, this is a great amount for a creamy pasta. We used 1/2 whippping cream and 1/2 coffee cream, delicious. The young redneck even took a pic, our camera is bad, but he likes your pasta:) Thanks Maui."
"This dish was delicious. My husband and I are not lovers of pancetta but once it was fried up and drained I think it added a nice subtle salty bacon flavour to the dish. The "crisp white wine" was a w..." See moreonderful suggestion too."
"This was a great meal. I changed a few of the ingredients, instead of pancetta I accidentally used very thinly sliced cooked ham and 1/2 half and half with 1/2 whipping cream. I also added a clove o..." See moref garlic and blanched asparagus. It turned out really well and I'll be making it again- using either pancetta or ham. The ham went well with the dish. Thanks for recipe. It was easy to make and very tasty."
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