RECIPE: Creamy Ham and Mushroom pasta (172/366)

As we are going food shopping tomorrow it seemed a good idea to clear the fridge of nearly out of date products.

This is what I found, about 50g of ham, about 100g of mushrooms, half a pot of Creme Fraiche (300ml pot), a small piece of cheese and half a glass of white wine.  There was also one large bread roll in the bread bin. So I decided to cobble together this recipe and make garlic bread with the roll. (crush garlic clove, add a little parsley, butter and mash together, spread over slices of bread/roll and grill until lightly brown.)

Creamy Ham and Mushroom pasta

Ingredients (serves 2)

  • 50g cooked ham – cut into strips
  • 100g mushrooms – sliced
  • 150ml Creme Fraiche
  • 1 clove garlic – crushed
  • half a glass white wine
  • 25g cheese – grated
  • salt and pepper to taste.
  • 125g any pasta.

Method

  • Put pasta on to cook as per packet instructions.
  • Heat a little olive oil in a small pan, saute mushrooms until soft.
  • Add garlic and fry for one minute.
  • Add wine and bring to boil.
  • Add ham and creme fraiche and stir.
  • heat gently until warmed through.
  • add salt and pepper to taste
  • The pasta should now be cooked, drain and return to pan.
  • Pour the sauce into the pasta and stir to coat.
  • Divide between 2 dishes and sprinkle with cheese.

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2 comments on “RECIPE: Creamy Ham and Mushroom pasta (172/366)

  1. economics at its finest, what have I got and what can I make with it…good use of left overs and looks very appetising to boot.

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