Maui Girl's Summer Fettuccine

Maui Girl's Summer Fettuccine

6 Reviews 3 Pics
  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    30 m
  • Ready In

    40 m
Recipe by  mauigirl

“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!”

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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

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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 take 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 wonderful 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 of 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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Amount Per Serving (6 total)

  • Calories
  • 923 cal
  • 46%
  • Fat
  • 66.9 g
  • 103%
  • Carbs
  • 63.4 g
  • 20%
  • Protein
  • 21.4 g
  • 43%
  • Cholesterol
  • 234 mg
  • 78%
  • Sodium
  • 438 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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