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Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mardy Sackley
Added: Monday, January 31, 2011

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8-9 ounce fettucine in nests
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/2 stick unsalted butter
1/3 grated parmigiano-reggiano

Directions:
Directions:
Cook fettuccine in a pasta pot of boiling salted water until el dente. Reserve 1/2 cup cooking water, then drain pasta.

Meanwhile, bring cream and butter to a simmer in a heavy skillet over medium-low heat, adding 1/4 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper.

Add fettucine, 1/4 cup reserved water and cheese to sauce and toss. Add more cooking water, if necessary.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Super easy dish! Sometimes I add chicken or use it as a side dish.

 

 

 

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