Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 6 oz Prosciutto

  2. 4 oz Butter

  3. 2 tb Minced onion Salt Freshly ground black pepper

  4. 1 lb Fresh fettuccine

  5. 3/4c Freshly grated Parmesan

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. + Directions : SEPARATE FAT AND LEAN parts of prosciutto. Chop fat coarsely; cut lean into 1/2-inch squares. (If prosciutto has little or no fat, simply increase butter by 1 to 2 tablespoons. ) Melt butter in a skillet. Add onion and prosciutto fat and saute 5 minutes. Add prosciutto squares and saute 2 to 3 minutes. Off heat, salt very lightly and pepper generously. With a slotted spoon, remove half the prosciutto and reserve. Boil the fettuccine in a large quantity of salted water 1-2 minutes, until al dente. Drain in a colander but not too thoroughly: leave them a little moist. Transfer fettuccine to a heated serving bowl. Toss with entire contents of saute pan. Add grated cheese and more freshly ground pepper, and toss again. Strew reserved prosciutto on top and serve at once.


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