Fettuccini Tossed with Smoked Native Trout


2 quarts salted water
1 pound fresh or packaged fettuccini
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon capers
1 teaspoon chopped shallots
1 small jar (4 ounces) sliced roasted sweet peppers
I small tomato, chopped
1/2 cup white wine
2 whole smoked trout, skinned, boned, and sliced into 1-inch strips
1 cup heavy cream
2 ounces pine nuts
Fresh grated black pepper
Fresh grated Parmesan cheese


Bring water to a boil and cook fettuccini as directed. In 12-inch saute pan melt butter with olive oil; add capers, shallots, sweet peppers, tomato, and wine; saute rapidly for 3-4 minutes. Add trout and heavy cream. Reduce heat and let simmer 4 minutes to slightly thicken. Toss with hot drained fettuccini, sprinkle with pine nuts, and serve on warm plates. Put pepper and cheese on right before serving.


Serves 6-8 as appetizer

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