Espagueti a la Crema


Water Spaghetti Butter Onion diced Deli ham package diced Crema mexicana or sour cream Salt 

Add water


Add water to a large pot and bring to a boil. Cover the pot. It will come to a boil quicker if there’s a lid.

Add salt and let boil


Uncover and add the salt. Give this a second or two. The boiling water will be roaring.

Cook the pasta


Add the dried spaghetti. Cook according to package.

Add butter and onion


In a large skillet, add butter and onion. Cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently.

Add the diced ham


Add the ham and more salt. Cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently.

Add crema mexicana


I am using crema mexicana. However, you can also use sour cream. If you like it creamier, add cream cheese.

Add the cooked pasta


Time to add the cooked spaghetti to the pot. Mix well to combine.

¡Buen provecho!


If you’re into spice, top with some chopped chipotle in adobo sauce. Serve and enjoy!

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