Friday, March 19, 2010

Chef Chuck's Spring Pasta Dish




Primavera Pasta


Spring has sprung with a delicate and light pasta dish made with fettuccine, fresh vegetables and prosciutto. A garden blend of bright colors, insures a healthy meal.

Spring Pasta Dish 1/2 pound fettuccine
2 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons butter
4 ounces mushrooms, sliced
1/2 bunch of asparagus,
cut in 1-2 inch pieces

1/4 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1/2 cup vegetable broth, or beef
4 slices of prosciutto, shredded
parmigiana cheese, grated

salt and pepper


In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta till al dente. In a large frying pan heat olive oil and butter add mushrooms and cook a few minutes. Add asparagus, peppers, salt and pepper, cook 2 to 3 minutes. Pour in broth, stir in strained pasta to frying pan, grate cheese over pasta. Sprinkle prosciutto over dish and enjoy. Serves 4.

16 comments:

  1. Yummy, yummy, and did I say yummy. I like the way you added the prosciutto!

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  2. Hi Jodi,I also enjoy that topping of one of the best hams in the world! "Prosciutto" Thank You:)

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  3. Great dish, Chuck, as always !!!!
    Happy Springday !!!!

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  4. Hi Chistina! Happy spring day to you!
    Thank you :)

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  5. This has everything I love right in a gorgeous pasta dish. Perfection!

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  6. Hi Bridgett, You are kind! Thank You :)

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  7. Love everything in this!! looks gorgeous!!

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  8. Hi Ash, So glad you like~~ Thank You

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  9. This is perfect for spring but has all the flavors of comfort, like a warm blanket in winter. I love the touch of prosciutto on top. A perfect salty bite.

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  10. Hi Bridgett, You and I always have similar concepts in cooking! Thank you for sharing that :)

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  11. Our storms have finally blown out to sea.. and sunny days are finally upon us. Your flavorful Spring pasta is the perfect dish for these days Chuck. Happy Easter!

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  12. Hi Yankeesoaper, Happy Easter to you and your Family! Thank you

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  13. It's that time of year... Buona Pasqua Chuck!

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  14. Ciao Joe, Buona Pasqua a voi e la vostra famiglia!

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