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Spaghetti al cartoccio (spaghetti in foil)

Serves 4 Servings


  • 2 tablespoon lightly salted butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced clove garlic
  • 5 ounce heavy cream
  • 6 ounce tomato sauce
  • 40 ounce pieces of shrimp (small to medium)
  • 3 slice proscuitto, chopped
  • 2 tablespoon parmesan cheese
  • 2 ounce cognac
  • 1 pound spaghetti


Baking Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Boil 8 quarts water.

While water comes to a boil, melt butter in a saute pan.

Add minced garlic and cook two minutes.

Add heavy cream, salt, pepper, tomato sauce.

Cook for four minutes on high flame.

Add spaghetti to boiling water and cook for eight minutes.

Drain pasta and add to sauce.

Add shrimps, proscuitto, cognac and Parmesan cheese.

Stir and cook for two minutes on high flame.

Remove from heat and put pasta in a bowl lined with aluminum foil.

Seal foil in the shape of a Hershey’s Kiss.

Put in preheated oven for two minutes.

Remove and serve immediately.

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