Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine Alfredo

So much flavor from such a simple sauce. This classic Alfredo made of butter, cream and Parmesan cheese is perfect for fettuccine.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

8
oz uncooked fettuccine
1/2
cup butter or margarine
1/2
cup whipping cream
3/4
cup freshly shredded Parmesan cheese
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon black or white pepper
Chopped fresh parsley
  1. In large sauce pot, cook fettuccine as directed on package.
  2. While fettuccine is cooking, in 2-quart saucepan, heat butter and whipping cream over low heat, stirring constantly, until butter is melted. Stir in cheese, salt and pepper.
  3. Drain fettuccine; return to sauce pot. Pour sauce over warm fettuccine; stir until fettuccine is well coated. Sprinkle with parsley.
Makes 6 servings (about 3/4 cup each)
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Health Twist
Mmm, Alfredo! But without all the fat? Sure! Just substitute evaporated fat-free milk for the whipping cream and use a reduced-fat Parmesan cheese blend to slash the fat in half.
Variation
Make it even heartier. This rich pasta dish becomes the base for other flavorful dishes when you add cut-up cooked poultry, meat and veggies. Garnish with fresh herb sprigs.
Special Touch
Grilled chicken breast, cut into strips, makes a great addition to this dish.
Special Touch
Sauté uncooked deveined peeled shrimp with garlic and a little seafood seasoning, then toss with the sauce and fettuccine.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 385
    • (Calories from Fat 245 ),
  • Total Fat 27 g
    • (Saturated Fat 16 g,),
  • Cholesterol 105 mg;
  • Sodium 540 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 26 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1 g,
  • Protein 10 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 1/2 Milk;
    • 5 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.