Fettuccine with mushrooms, thyme and crispy prosciutto

Omit prosciutto to make vegetarian. Omit prosciutto, pasta water and fettuccine to make sauce for meat or fish main dish.

Serves 4

  1. 2oz prosciutto
  2. 1lb mixed mushr0oms
  3. 2 shallots
  4. 1 clove garlic
  5. 1tsp thyme
  6. 1 cup stock
  7. 12oz fettuccine
  8. 1tb lemon juice
  9. 1/3 cup cream
  10. 2tb butter
  • Bake prosciutto at 400 degrees for 15 minutes or until crispy. Set aside.
  • Meanwhile, cook mushrooms for 5 minutes. Add 3-4 and cook for 2 minutes. Add stock and reduce until almost evaporated.
  • Meanwhile, cook fettuccine. Reserve 1 cup cooking water and drain.
  • Add prosciutto, water, fettuccine and 8-9 to mushrooms and toss. Serve.

 

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