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One Pan Fettuccine with Prosciutto


This One Pan Fettuccine with Prosciutto is so flavorful and easy to make. Everything cooks in one large skillet, even the pasta!

The way this recipe is cooked is what makes it different than the rest. It’s all cooked in the same skillet. The pasta cooks perfectly al dente and the sauce simmers with the noddles and a little pasta water. It’s very delicious and easy to make. One of our favorite pasta recipes and to make it even better, we’ve added Prosciutto which gives it even more flavor.

This sauce is an Alfredo sauce, but a little lighter in consistency. This recipe uses heavy cream, parmesan cheese and it’s seasoned it with salt and pepper. The perfect comfort food for any season.

How to Make Fettuccine Pasta in One Pan

Start with a large skillet and 2.5 cups water. Break 1 pound fettuccini in half to fit the skillet and boil the water, butter, olive oil and pasta together for about 10 minutes until the pasta becomes al dente (actually like 5 minutes before al dente, since it will continue to cook with the sauce) and there is just a little water remaining.


Then add in the heavy cream, egg yolks and season it with salt and pepper. Stir until thick and the sauce coats all the fettuccine pasta and becomes a little thicker.  It’s absolutely delicious!

Added pieces of prosciutto to the sauce for even more flavor. You can purchase pre-sliced prosciutto and just tear off smaller pieces to add to the pasta. The good thing about prosciutto is that it’s already cooked, so you can just add it in the skillet at the end right before serving.

What else can you add to Alfredo sauce?

Don’t love prosciutto? Here’s a list of other ingredient you can add to this Alfredo sauce!

  • Shrimp
  • Chicken
  • Pancetta
  • Peas
  • Mushrooms
  • Asparagus
  • Broccoli

Here are some more one pan and one pot recipes you might like!

One Pan Basil and Tomato Pasta 

One Pot Parmesan Risotto 

One Pot Meals – By Budget Bytes

Fettuccine Alfredo – Ree Drummond

Food Networks Best One Pot Meals 

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One Pan Creamy Fettuccini

Course dinner
Keyword dinner, pasta
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 pound fettuccine pasta (1 box)
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 10 slices prosciutto, torn to smaller pieces
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese


  1. In a large skillet, combine water, olive oil, butter and dried pasta. You can break the pasta in half to fit into the skillet. 

  2. Bring those ingredients to a boil for 10 minutes. 

  3. Crack the egg yolks in a small bowl, discard the egg whites and shells.

  4. Add 1 tablespoon cream to the egg yolks and whisk... this will keep them from cooking and when you add to the pasta. 

  5. After the past has cooked, al dente, and the water is almost gone, change heat to low and add in the cream, egg yolks, salt and pepper and 1/4 cup parmesan. 

  6. Stir until the mixture is thickens. You have to stir, so the cream doesn't burn. 

  7. Add in the torn prosciutto and simmer a few more minutes. 

  8. Serve with a little more parmesan cheese and some chopped parsley. 

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2 responses to One Pan Fettuccine with Prosciutto

  1. Kim
    April 17, 2019

    Yes! This looks delicious and easy, my kind of recipe. Ha. Thanks! 😉

    1. Eden
      April 17, 2019

      Thank you Kim!!

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