Spring Fettuccine

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Spring Fettuccine

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Fettuccine noddles mixed with cream sauce, asparagus, onion, garlic-parmesan peas and parmesan cheese

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Recipe Data

4
Servings
15min
Prep
30min
Total

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    Description

    Asparagus, peas, pancetta and pasta make the most of spring's bounty. Fresh herbs and hints of lemon brighten up a light and creamy Alfredo sauce. This flavorful dish requires little time and effort.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 4
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    12 oz.Hy-Vee dry fettuccine
    1 lbs.fresh asparagus spears, trimmed and halved lengthwise
    1 tbsp.Hy-Vee butter
    4 oz.pancetta, chopped
    1 c.onion, chopped
    ½ c.dry white wine
    1(10 oz) pkg frozen garlic-Parmesan peas
    1 c.Hy-Vee half-and-half
    3 tbsp.fresh basil, mint and/or parsley, plus additional for garnish
    1 c.Hy-Vee grated Parmesan cheese
    1lemon, zested and juiced
    Hy-Vee black pepper, to taste

    Things To Grab

    • Large pot
    • Colander
    • Large skillet

    Directions

    1. Cook fettuccine in lightly salted water in a large pot according to package directions. Add asparagus during the last 5 minutes of cooking time. Drain; return pasta and asparagus to pot and keep warm.
    2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook pancetta until crisp; remove from skillet, reserving butter. Add onion to skillet; cook until softened. Add wine; gently boil until liquid evaporates. Add peas, half-and-half and herbs. Simmer until peas are heated through. Stir in cheese, lemon zest and lemon juice.
    3. Add peas mixture to pasta mixture; toss to combine. Season with pepper. If desired, garnish with additional herbs.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    860 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 39g
    • Cholesterol: 80mg
    • Sodium: 1080mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 88g
    • Protein: 33g

    Daily Values

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    Vitamin A 35%
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    Vitamin C 40%
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    Iron 35%
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    Calcium 45%