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Fettuccine Alfredo

An Italian pasta favorite with a traditional creamy white sauce that blends Parmesan cheese and whipped cream.

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 1/4 cups
  • Start to Finish: 35 mins

Fettuccine Alfredo

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan melt butter. Add cream, salt, and pepper. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat and boil gently for 3 to 5 minutes or until mixture begins to thicken. Remove from heat and stir in 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese. Drain pasta. Add pasta to hot sauce. Toss to combine. Transfer to warm serving dish. Serve immediately. If desired, sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese, Makes 4 servings.

From the Test Kitchen

Chicken and Tomato Fettuccine Alfredo:

Prepare as above, except stir 1-1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken and 1/4 cup drained oil-packed snipped dried tomatoes into cream mixture before adding the Parmesan cheese; heat through. Remove from heat and stir in grated Parmesan cheese. Combine and serve as directed above.

Per 1 1/4 cups: 629 cal., 37 total fat (20 g sat. fat), 154 mg chol., 575 mg sodium, 46 g carb., 2 g fiber, 28 g pro.

Daily values: 25% vit. A, 12% vit. C, 17% calcium, 14% iron

Exchanges: 3 Starch, 2 Lean Meat, 6 Fat

Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo:

Prepare as above, except stir 12 ounces cooked medium shrimp and 1 tablespoon fresh snipped basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil into cream mixture before adding the Parmesan cheese; heat through. Remove from heat and stir in grated Parmesan cheese. Combine and serve as directed above.

Per 1 1/4 cups: 599 cal., 33 total fat (19 g sat. fat), 273 mg chol., 703 mg sodium, 45 g carb., 21g fiber, 30 g pro.

Daily values: 27% vit. A, 4% vit. C, 20% calcium, 25% iron

Exchanges: 3 Starch, 1 Lean Meat, 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat, 5 1/2 Fat

Nutrition Facts (Fettuccine Alfredo)

    Per serving:
  • 515 kcal cal.,
  • 32 g fat
  • (19 g sat. fat,
  • 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 10 g monounsatured fat),
  • 107 mg chol.,
  • 512 mg sodium,
  • 45 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 1 g sugar,
  • 12 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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