Dad's Fettuccine Alfredo

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Prose

My dad learned to make this when he worked at a very fancy Italian restaurant. It's his signature dish, so I was shocked to learn that it only has 3 ingredients.

Top Review by sofie-a-toast

The flavor of this was surprisingly great for just 2 ingredients in the sauce. I mean, it really tasted much more complex and flavorful than i expected! However, I had some texture issues too. My sauce was rather grainy and seperated after a bit. Not quite sure what went wrong! Made for I Recommend Tag.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook fettucine (al dente) according to package directions. Drain and toss with a little olive oil.
  2. In a wok or large pan, heat half and half until barely boiling.
  3. Slowly add parmesan while whisking.
  4. Turn off heat and continue to whisk until cheese dissolves.
  5. Toss in pasta.
  6. Variation: For Fettucine Carbonara, add cooked peas and crumbled bacon.

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