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    Fettuccine Alfredo

    Fettuccine Alfredo. Photo by diner524

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    20 mins

    15 mins

    5 mins

    Sass Smith's Note:

    This is a modified version of the Fettucine Alfredo recipe in the new Joy of Cooking. It's very rich and I highly recommend using the best ingredients you can get.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Boil water for pasta.
    2. 2
      In a large frying pan (a steep-sided wok is ideal) melt butter on very low heat.
    3. 3
      Start cooking pasta.
    4. 4
      In frying pan, combine half and half, Parmesan, garlic, salt and pepper with melted butter.
    5. 5
      Mix thoroughly and turn the heat up to medium (just hot enough to begin melting cheese).
    6. 6
      Pasta should be nearly done by now; drain and pour into frying pan with sauce ingredients.
    7. 7
      Toss together and serve immediately.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 23, 2008

      55

      We made this to go along with some grilled chicken and it was delicious!!!! Five stars from the whole family!!!! I followed the recipe as written, using the shredded parmesan cheese, which I think makes the difference from a 5 star rating and those who rated it a one star. Do not use Kraft grated parmesan cheese!!! Thanks Sass for another great recipe that will be used often, as it is so simple!!! Made for Spring PAC 2008.

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    • on September 05, 2007

      15

      The sauce turned out grainy and lumpy. I like a smooth alfredo sauce. The one thing that drew me to the recipe was that it was "lower" in fat than the others. Just didn't turn out to be a winner.

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    • on July 05, 2007

      15

      I used Romano block cheese. Not sure what the deal was but I expected creamy or a smooth sauce. I didn't get that at all and the flavor was way strong. Maybe the cheese or I over cooked it??

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    Nutritional Facts for Fettuccine Alfredo

    Serving Size: 1 (182 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 908.2
     
    Calories from Fat 413
    45%
    Total Fat 45.9 g
    70%
    Saturated Fat 27.8 g
    139%
    Cholesterol 127.5 mg
    42%
    Sodium 779.9 mg
    32%
    Total Carbohydrate 91.0 g
    30%
    Dietary Fiber 3.6 g
    14%
    Sugars 2.5 g
    10%
    Protein 32.3 g
    64%

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