Fettuccini Asparagus Alfredo With Ham

Recipe by Impera_Magna
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Bring 2 1/2 quarts of unsalted water to a boil in a covered 4 1/2 quart Dutch oven or soup pot. When the water reaches a rapid boil, add pasta and cook until just tender, according to the package directions, about 11 to 13 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, rinse asparagus and snap off the tough ends. Cut the spears into 1 1/2-inch to 2-inch pieces. Place in a microwave-safe casserole with a lid. Cover and nuke for 3 minutes, until asparagus is just tender-crisp. Remove from microwave and leave covered to continue to steam. Set aside.
  • In a saucepan, heat Alfredo sauce, milk, and wine, if using.
  • When the pasta is done, drain well and place on a large pasta platter. Top with steamed asparagus, chopped ham, and then the sauce. Toss well and serve with Parmesan cheese, if desired.
  • Note: Prepared Alfredo sauce is found alongside of other jarred pasta sauces and also in the refrigerated pasta section in most grocery stores.
  • Note: Marsala, a fortified wince, is found alongside sherry in the wine section of the supermarket or liquor store. You may sub white grape juice if desired.