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Italian Pasta with Ham, Mushrooms, Asparagus and Truffle oil

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Chef Nick Stellino makes Pasta with Ham, Mushrooms, Apsparagus and Truffle Oil on the set of his new PBS television series: Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends. Pasta is one of his favorite dish, so he is going to share with us his secret recipe for making pasta. According to him, this particular pasta dish tastes so good because of truffle oil and he just loves it. So let's find out more about Pasta With Ham, Mushrooms, Apsparagus And Truffle Oil and try it in our kitchen today.
  Extra virgin olive oil 4 Tablespoon
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), thickly sliced
  Asparagus 1 Pound, cut into 1/4 inch rounds
  Chopped shallots 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Shiitake mushrooms 3⁄4 Pound, sliced
  Prosciutto/Ham 1⁄4 Pound, finely chopped
  Chopped parsley 4 Tablespoon (Divided)
  White wine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chicken stock/Vegetable stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Tomato sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Penne rigate pasta 1 Pound
  Grated parmesan 5 Tablespoon
  Rice olive oil summer truffles 1 Tablespoon (Susan)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Or To Taste)
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Or To Taste)

In a large sauté pan, cook the olive oil and garlic over medium heat until the garlic begins to brown, about 2 minutes. Add the asparagus and cook 2 more minutes. Add the shallots, stir well, and cook 1 more minute. Add the mushrooms, the optional prosciutto and half of the parsley. Increase the heat to high and cook 1 more minute, stirring well.
Add the wine and cook for 1 more minute, stirring well. Add the chicken stock, cream and tomato sauce. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to medium-low, and cook for 15 minutes.
Cook the pasta in boiling water according to the directions on the package. Drain well and return to the pot.
Pour the sauce over the pasta and cook, stirring over medium heat, for 3 more minutes until the sauce is absorbed. Add the Parmesan cheese, truffle oil and remaining parsley. Toss well, and serve. Season with the salt and pepper.
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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Frying Pan
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
You're sure to find a new family favorite dish with this ultimate Pasta recipe. A few ingredients right from your kitchen cabinet, some vegetables and a few whisks in a wok; there you have a pasta ready with ham, mushrooms, asparagus and with the ultimate flavour of truffle oil to serve and eat. You would be glad to hear the compliments that you received from your family.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1463 Calories from Fat 412

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g68.9%

Saturated Fat 11.2 g55.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 59.3 mg19.8%

Sodium 1853.8 mg77.2%

Total Carbohydrates 206 g68.6%

Dietary Fiber 17.7 g70.6%

Sugars 45.2 g

Protein 51 g102.9%

Vitamin A 134.8% Vitamin C 81.9%

Calcium 59.3% Iron 49.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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