Gypsy Spaghetti

Gypsy Spaghetti

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total: 25 min
  • Serving: 4

Gypsy Spaghetti is made with ham, mushrooms and Parmesan cheese.


  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • 1/4 pound ham, diced
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup baby peas, cooked
  • 7 tablespoons butter


  1. Cook pasta until al dente in boiling salted water.
  2. Saute mushrooms in 1 tablespoon butter until tender. Heat ham in oil; add mushrooms, peas and remaining butter. Cook 2 minutes; add 6 tablespoons pasta water. Heat another minute; drain pasta. Pile pasta on a serving plate. Top with sauce. Garnish with Parmesan cheese.


Comments on "Gypsy Spaghetti"

Charles Hill June 24, 2011 | 8:02 AM

In our family, the main ingredient in Gypsy Spaghetti is cut okra. Then the final touch: it's topped with cheese and browned in the oven.