The Pope’s fettuccinas

Ingredients (serving 2/3):

  • 250 gr (8.81 oz) fettuccine noodles
  • 50 gr (1.76 oz) butter
  • 50 gr (1.76 oz) onion finely chopped
  • 100 gr (3.52 oz) Parma ham diced
  • 200 gr (7.05 oz) heavy cream
  • 3 eggs
  • 60 gr  (2.11 oz) Parmesan cheese freshly grated
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 glass warm water

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In a large skillet, fry the onion in butter for about 5 minutes, then add warm water and wait until soft.

fettuccine 1

Add in the Parma ham and heat it for a few moments until fragrant. 

fettuccine 2

Toss hot, drained noodles and turn off the heat.

Meanwhile boil your noodles for a few minutes until al dente, drain, and toss them with a bit of oil or butter to keep them from sticking.

fettuccine 3

In a large bowl mix eggs and heavy cream and whisk together and finally add Parmesan, then whisk again until creamy.

fettuccine 4  fettuccine 5

Toss hot, drained noodles with the ham and onions, dump the egg mixture onto the hot noodles and toss thoroughly with fresh cracked pepper and salt.

fettuccine 6

Buon appetito!