Danny's Favorite Fettuccini Alfredo

Total Time
Prep 35 mins
Cook 5 mins

This one is for you Danny! Your favorite dinner with tossed green salad and garlic butter Italian bread!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook fettuccine in a 6- to 8-quart pot of boiling salted water* until al dente.
  2. Reserve 1/4 cup cooking water, then drain pasta in a colander.
  3. Melt 3/4 stick (6 tablespoons) butter in a 2- to 3-quart flameproof gratin dish over low heat.
  4. Add cooked pasta and toss to coat, lifting strands.
  5. Add cheese, reserved cooking water, cream, remaining 3 tablespoons butter (thinly sliced), salt, and pepper and toss to combine well.
  6. Sprinkle with additional cheese and serve immediately.
  7. *When salting water for cooking, use 1 tablespoon salt for every 4 quarts of water.
Most Helpful

5 5

This was excellent. The taste was rich, creamy, and well balanced. I had a box of very special regional pasta from Italy that I had gotten for the holidays and I wanted a really special sauce to serve over it. This was perfect! A great special occasion type of sauce.

4 5

My girlfriend loved the dish but for some reason mined didn't come out creamy at all. Easy dish to make but i must of done something wrong.

5 5

We loved the sauce with our alfredo. The rich thick creamy and really delicious sauce can't be beat!