Easy Recipes. FETTUCINI WITH HAM AND SPINACH Ingredients :
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 4 tablespoons flour
- 2 cups hot milk
- 1 lb 5 oz (600g) spinach leaves, torn in medium size pieces, blanched and drained
- 7 oz (200 g) ham, chopped
- 1 lb 2 oz (500 g) fettucini
- ¾ cup grated parmesan cheese
Melt butter in a medium size saucepan and stir in flour. Cook flour, stirring, for 1 or 2 minutes. Gradually stir in milk and bring to a boil. Continue cooking until mixture thickens. Remove from heat and add spinach, ham and ¼ cup parmesan cheese. Mix, carefully and season with salt, pepper and nutmeg.
Cook fettucini in salted water until al dente. Drain and transfer to a buttered ovenproof serving dish. Pour spinach and ham sauce over fettucini and mix carefully. Sprinkle remaining parmesan cheese over fettucini. Broil in oven until top is golden.
Preparation time: 40 – 45 minutes
3 – 4 servings