Fettuccine with Ham and Peas

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Preparation : 10 min Cooking : 10 min
440 calories/serving
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Kid-friendly


1/3 cup frozen peas 40 g
170 g gluten free/wheat free fettuccine
3 tbsp whipping cream 35% 45 mL
30 g ham, chopped 1/4 slice
ground pepper to taste [optional]
1 pinch nutmeg
3 tbsp ricotta cheese 35 g
1 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated 3 g
1 pinch salt [optional] 0.2 g

Before you start

Keep the serving plates in the oven at the lowest setting so they are warm when you serve.

Put a colander in the sink to drain the cooked pasta so that it will be ready when needed.


  1. Cook the small peas, still frozen, by blanching them about 3 min in a small pot of boiling salted water. Drain them and set aside.
  2. To save time, the rest of the sauce preparation and the pasta cooking can be done at the same time. The cooking time is written on the package: the pasta is ready when just tender but still firm to the bite (al dente).
  3. While the pasta is cooking, heat the cream in a pan over very low heat. Chop the ham, then add it to the pan. Add the peas, ground pepper, nutmeg, and ricotta. Pour the drained pasta into the pan. Mix well and sprinkle with the grated parmesan.
  4. Serve in the warmed dishes.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 serving (160g)


% Daily Value




12 g

18 %

Saturated 6.4 g
+ Trans 0 g

32 %


40 mg


250 mg

10 %


67 g

22 %


4 g

14 %


4 g

Net Carbs

63 g


15 g

Vitamin A

19 %

Vitamin C

6 %


12 %


16 %


This recipe is :
Free  :
Added Sugar
Good source of  :
Iron, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1
Source of  :
Calcium, Fibre, Folacin, Magnesium, Niacin, Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Zinc


1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 4 ½
Meat and Alternatives ½
Fats 2

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This recipe is in the following categories

Pasta | Main courses/Entrées | High Iron | Italian