Restaurant Recipes

Olive Garden Fettuccine Assortito

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Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

Fontina Cheese Sauce

  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups milk
  • 6 ounces Fontina cheese, shredded
  • Salt, to taste
  • Freshly-ground black pepper, to taste

Pasta and Vegetables

  • 1 cup julienned green bell pepper
  • 1 cup julienned red bell pepper
  • 1 3/4 cups small-cut broccoli florets
  • 1 cup zucchini, cut in 1/4 inch thick slices
  • 1 cup yellow squash, cut in 1/4 inch thick slices
  • 1 cup matchstick-cut carrots
  • 1 3/4 cups julienned ham
  • 1 pound fettuccine, cooked al dente
  • 3 cups Fontina Cheese Sauce (see below)
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions

Fontina Cheese Sauce

  1. In a heavy non-aluminum pot, melt butter, add all-purpose flour and cook on moderate heat for 2 minutes, stirring constantly with a wire whisk.
  2. Add the milk and bring just barely to the boiling point. Turn off the heat and add Fontina cheese and blend into the hot milk.
  3. Adjust the salt and pepper.
  4. Pasta and Vegetables: add the butter or margarine and olive oil to a large, heavy skillet over medium heat and sauté the vegetables and ham together until crisp tender. Stir frequently.
  5. Drain the pasta and blend with the vegetable-ham mixture; add the hot sauce and blend again, to coat all ingredients with sauce.
  6. Pass grated Parmesan at the table.

Attribution

Posted by dizzybreez at Recipe Goldmine May 4, 2001.

Source: Olive Garden Restaurants



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