Put your springtime ingredients to good use with this fresh flavored combination of fettucine with mint, cream, peas, and ham that's as gratifying as it is effortless to make.
The best part about the dish? It won't take more than half an hour of your time. Get started on it when you read more. 2 leeks, (about 4 ounces), white parts only, very thinly sliced Serves 4 to 6.
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup Homemade Chicken Stock, or canned low-sodium chicken broth, skimmed of fat
1 cup heavy cream
3 ounces cooked ham, cut into 1/8-inch-thick matchsticks
1 cup frozen peas, defrosted
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 pound fresh or dried fettuccine
1 cup small mint leaves, or chopped large leaves
2 leeks, (about 4 ounces), white parts only, very thinly sliced
Serves 4 to 6.