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An Italian pasta favorite with a traditional creamy white sauce that blends Parmesan cheese and whipping cream. This fettuccine Alfredo recipe is sure to become a family favorite!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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total:
35 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook fettuccine according to package directions.

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  • 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.

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

Nutrition Facts

515 calories; fat 32g; cholesterol 107mg; saturated fat 19g; carbohydrates 45g; mono fat 10g; poly fat 2g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 1g; protein 12g; vitamin a 1069IU; vitamin c 0.6mg; thiamin 0.4mg; riboflavin 0.3mg; niacin equivalents 2.8mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 116.9mcg; vitamin b12 0.4mcg; sodium 512mg; potassium 88mg; calcium 161.5mg; iron 1.8mg.
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