with Jalapeño and Pancetta

Angel Hair Alfredo

This easy-to-make Angel Hair Alfredo with Jalapeño & Pancetta is the kind of delicious comfort food that leaves you feeling happily satisfied instead of weighed down.

Serves: 6 Prep Time: 10 mins. Cook Time: 15 mins.

5 stars from 3 votes


-1 lb. angel hair pasta -2 Tbsp unsalted butter -4 oz. diced pancetta -1 jalapeño pepper, diced -3 cloves garlic, minced -1 1/2 cups heavy cream -1 1/4 cup grated parmesan, + more for topping -1/2 tsp black pepper -1/4 tsp salt -Chopped parsley, for garnish

 Bring large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta. Cook according to package directions, until al dente. Drain pasta.

Cook Pasta

Melt butter in skillet. Add pancetta & cook for 3 mins. Add jalapeño & cook for another 3 mins, until pancetta is browned. Add garlic & cook for 1 more min.

Continue Cooking

Add cream to skillet & let it come to a simmer. Simmer for about 5 mins to thicken sauce, stirring occasionally. Stir in cheese, pepper, & salt. 


Add pasta to skillet and stir to coat pasta in sauce.

Add Pasta

Serve on plates & top with additional parmesan cheese & parsley.


This is an easy-to-make weeknight dinner that your whole family will love!