New York style pasta

New York style pasta
Pasta served like in NYC: tagliatelle or spaghetti with lightly fried ham, peas and a nutmeg-flavoured cream sauce.
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Last modified on: July 1st 2013

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For 4 people, you will need:
  • 1 peas 150 ml peas
  • 2 cured ham 8 slices cured ham
  • 3 cream 200 ml cream
  • 4 grated nutmeg grated nutmeg
  • 5 tagliatelles 400 ml tagliatelles
  • 6 olive oil 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 7 salt salt
  • 8 pepper pepper

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17 min.29 min.46 min.
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Stage 1 - 10 min.
New York style pasta
Bring a large pan of water to the boil over high heat. When boiling, add salt and blanch the peas for 1 minute.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
New York style pasta
Drain in a strainer.

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
New York style pasta
Fry 8 slices cured ham in a very hot frying pan for 30 seconds on each side.>Set aside.

Stage 4 - 15 min.
New York style pasta
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.

Stage 5 - 8 min.
New York style pasta
Meanwhile, cook 400 ml tagliatelles.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
New York style pasta
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.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
New York style pasta
Place a slice of ham on each plate, top with the pasta and pour the sauce over.

Serve immediately.
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.
A few minutes after adding sauce.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
3,294 Kcal or 13,791 Kj110 gr295 gr186 gr
165 %42 %28 %28 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
299 Kcal or 1,252 Kj10 gr27 gr17 gr
15 %4 %3 %3 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
824 Kcal or 3,450 Kj28 gr74 gr47 gr
41 %11 %7 %7 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Gluten
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 7.60 €
  • Per person : 1.90 €

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