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Fettuccine Alfredo

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Fettuccine Alfredo
  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 6
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So much flavor from such a simple sauce. This classic Alfredo made of butter, cream and Parmesan cheese is perfect for fettuccine.

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 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.
Tips  

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.

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.

Grilled chicken breast, cut into strips, makes a great addition to this dish.

Sauté uncooked deveined peeled shrimp with garlic and a little seafood seasoning, then toss with the sauce and fettuccine.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
385
(
Calories from Fat
245
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
27 g
(
Saturated Fat
16 g
)
Cholesterol
105 mg
Sodium
540 mg
Potassium
65 mg
Total Carbohydrate
26 g
(
Dietary Fiber
1 g
)
Protein
10 g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
18%
18%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Milk; 5 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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