Fancy Fettuccine Dinner

Make weeknight dinner fast and easy. Here's a main course recipe and three suggestions for rounding it out into a complete meal. Find out how to effortlessly dress up starters, sides, and desserts to fit the meal's main course.

The Menu

This all-time favorite creamy pasta dish is so rich it can be a side dish for an easy dinner. Try serving it with Sun-Dried Tomato Crescents, Pesto-Grilled Chicken, and Steamed Asparagus with Orange Sauce. The meal will feel like you're serving guests when it's only a weeknight meal for your family. Everyday staples like mayonnaise, orange juice concentrate, pesto, and refrigerated crescent rolls can be turned into something really special.

Fettuccine Alfredo


Sun-Dried Tomato Crescents

Spread refrigerated crescents rolls with drained and finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil before rolling. Bake according to package directions.

Pesto-Grilled Chicken

Grill chicken in a grill pan or a countertop grilling machine. Brush with prepared pesto just as it comes off the grill.

Asparagus with Orange Sauce

Top steamed asparagus with a sauce made from mayonnaise mixed with thawed frozen orange juice concentrate. For each 1/4 cup mayonnaise, use 2 tsp. orange juice concentrate.