New York style pasta

Step by step recipe:

  1. 10 min.New York style pasta : Photo of step #1
    Bring a large pan of water to the boil over high heat. When boiling, add salt and blanch the peas for 1 minute.
  2. 1 min.New York style pasta : Photo of step #2
    Drain in a strainer.

    Set aside.
  3. 5 min.New York style pasta : Photo of step #3
    Fry 8 slices cured ham in a very hot frying pan for 30 seconds on each side.>Set aside.
  4. 15 min.New York style pasta : Photo of step #4
    Use the same pan for the sauce, without cleaning it: pour in 200 ml cream, salt and pepper, then add grated nutmeg to taste.

    Mix well and leave on low heat to reduce.
  5. 8 min.New York style pasta : Photo of step #5
    Meanwhile, cook 400 g tagliatelle.
  6. 2 min.New York style pasta : Photo of step #6
    When cooked "al dente", drain the pasta and return to the pan.

    Add the peas and 2 tablespoons olive oil, mix well and leave on low heat for the peas to heat through while you get the plates ready.
  7. 5 min.New York style pasta : Photo of step #7
    Place a slice of ham on each plate, top with the pasta and pour the sauce over.

    Serve immediately.

Remarks:

You can replace the peas with any other vegetables (preferably green) that you like: mange-tout peas, asparagus tips, broad beans, etc.

And to drink?

An Italian red wine, perhaps.

Source:

Home made.

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