"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!" — mauigirl.. Intermediate not a
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pancetta bacon, diced
heavy cream, divided
coarsely chopped fresh basil
ground black pepper
freshly grated Parmesan cheese
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.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Maui Girl's Summer Fettuccine
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 602
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