Recipes and Cooking Fettuccine Alfredo 4.1 (130) 9 Reviews Fettuccine Alfredo is an Italian pasta favorite that tastes so much better when made fresh in your own kitchen. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on November 9, 2022 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Total Time: 35 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Our traditional creamy fettuccine Alfredo recipe blends Parmesan cheese, whipping cream, and butter for the ultimate indulgent bite. Add some chicken or shrimp to the fettuccine using our variations to complete your family dinner. Ingredients 8 ounce dried fettuccine 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoon butter 1 cup whipping cream ½ teaspoon salt ⅛ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper ½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese Grated or finely shredded Parmesan cheese (optional) Directions Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan cook garlic in hot butter over medium-high heat 1 minute. Add cream, salt, and pepper. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat and boil gently, uncovered, for 3 to 5 minutes or until sauce begins to thicken. Remove from heat and stir in 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. BHG / Ana Cadena 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 Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 515 Calories 32g Fat 45g Carbs 12g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 515 % Daily Value * Total Fat 32g 41% Saturated Fat 19g 95% Cholesterol 107mg 36% Sodium 512mg 22% Total Carbohydrate 45g 16% Total Sugars 1g Protein 12g Vitamin C 0.6mg 3% Calcium 161.5mg 12% Iron 1.8mg 10% Potassium 88mg 2% Folate, total 116.9mcg Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.