Creamy parma ham pasta recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 15 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
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Customer recipe by Carina Bond
Added 80 months ago

Melt the butter in a large saucepan. Add the spring onion and garlic and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.


Add the mushrooms and courgettes to the pan, and cook, stirring, until the vegetables soften, 5 to 6 minutes. Stir in the ham, a little at a time.


Meanwhile, drop the pasta into a large pan of rapidly boiling salted water. While the pasta is cooking, stir the crème fraiche and ¾ of the Parmesan into the vegetables. Stir over low heat. If sauce seems too dry, add a few spoonfuls of the pasta cooking water.

Drain the pasta when it is almost al dente and still just firm. Turn it into the sauce and finish cooking in the creamy sauce. Serve, passing the remaining Parmesan on the side.


Please note: this recipe has been created and uploaded by a member of the Tesco Real Food online community. Tesco does not test customer recipes so cannot accept responsibility for the content, validate the results or answer queries regarding them.

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  • 25g (1oz) butter
  • 4 spring onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 250g (8oz) mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 courgettes, sliced into half-moons
  • 75g (3oz) Parma ham, torn into pieces
  • 300ml (10fl oz) crème fraiche (half fat if preferred)
  • 125g (4oz) fresh Parmesan, grated
  • 350g (12oz) short pasta, such as fusilli or farfalle
  • salt and black pepper
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