Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
About This Recipe
“One of my own personal top 10. The “straw and hay” is the combination of fettucini and spinach noodles. Wonderfully tasty dish! From Family Circle magazine way back in the 80s.”
1garlic clove, crushed
1/2 cupbutter, divided
fresh ground pepper
1cupheavy cream, divided
1/2 cupfreshly grated parmesan cheese
In medium skillet, sauté onions and garlic in 1/4 cup butter until onion is golden.
Stir in ham, mushrooms, basil, salt, nutmeg, sage, thyme and pepper; sauté 3 minutes.
Stir in 1/2 cup cream.
Cook, stirring until slightly thickened.
Remove from heat and set aside.
In large deep skillet, melt remaining butter over low heat, blend in remaining 1/2 cup cream.
Add pasta; toss lightly to coat with sauce.
Add 1/2 ham and mushroom sauce and Parmesan cheese.
Make a well in the center of the pasta; pour in remaining ham and mushroom sauce.
“When I prepared this dish, I didn’t make the well as instructed in the recipe.I tossed the sauce mixture and noodles together.Very fast and easy to prepare.My family loved this tasty dish.”
“thanks for posting , this is a favorite dish I used to get at a chain restaurant in Fort Worth.I love this !!”
“A nice quick dish to prepare.I only used one onion and added some minced garlic and then tossed the whole thing together in the pot.Thanks for sharing this one!”