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Straw & Hay Fettuccine

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Ingredients
  Al dente straw and hay pasta 1 Bag (1 kg)
  Pancetta 6 Ounce, dried
  Onion 1 Large, diced
  Fresh peas/1 cup frozen peas 1 Quart
  Freshly grated pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Chicken stock 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon, grated
  Fresh oregano/Other fresh herbs, chopped 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
Directions

MAKING
1) If using fresh peas, shell them from the pods and blanche them in boiling water for 2-3 minutes. Place the peas in cold water when done, then drain.
2) On a medium-low heat, begin cooking the pancetta in a saucepan, until the fat renders.
3) Add the onions, cooking until translucent and pancetta gets crisp.
4) Add cooked or frozen peas and chicken stock.
5) Cover after it comes to a boil, then turn to medium-low for 10 minutes, or until peas have cooked.
6) Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling, salted water. Test after 3 minutes. Drain.
7) Toss hot pasta, add pancetta, onions, and peas. Mix.

SERVING
8) Transfer the hot pasta to a serving dish. Garnish it with oregano and grated Parmesan cheese. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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