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Sunset reader Christine Datian, of Las Vegas, sent us this indulgent and delicious pasta recipe. If you'd prefer a lighter version, you could use milk thickened with a little flour in place of the cream.

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Recipe Summary

total:
25 mins
Yield:
Serves 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and return to pot.

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  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook onion, garlic, and mushrooms until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add prosciutto and asparagus and cook until asparagus is bright green, about 2 minutes. Add cream, 1/4 cup cheese, the pepper, and chile flakes. Reduce heat to simmer and cook until sauce has thickened, about 4 minutes.

  • Pour sauce with vegetables over pasta and toss to coat. Serve with more parmesan.

Chef's Notes

Nutritional analysis is per 2-cup serving.

Nutrition Facts

610 calories; calories from fat 54%; protein 21g; fat 37g; saturated fat 20g; carbohydrates 50g; fiber 2.9g; sodium 880mg; cholesterol 122mg.
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