Monday, August 17, 2009

Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine Alfredo is one of Italy’s most famous pasta recipes. It is a dish that speaks of simplicity, elegance a touch of decadence. This wonderful pairing of rich, creamy sauce and pasta that works equally well as an entree or as a side dish. Make someone you love happy, serve them some Fettuccine Alfredo tonight!



  • 1 pound. fettuccine, cooked, drained
  • Approximately 2/3 cup pasta water
  • 11/2 sticks butter, cut in small cubes
  • 3 cups grated Parmesan Cheese


  1. Bring 6 quarts salted water to a rolling boil.
  2. Add fettuccine and cook until it is just al dente.
  3. Drain pasta, reserving about a cup of the pasta water.
  4. Bring 2/3 cup pasta water and butter to a boil in a large skillet.
  5. Add pasta and sprinkle with cheese.
  6. Toss about 2 minutes until a rich creamy sauce is formed, adding more water if necessary.
  7. Serve Immediately.
Makes 4 servings.

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