Fettuccine With Mascarpone and Basil

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

Is your garden producing more basil than you know what to do with? Here's the simplest sauce ever to make good use of some of it. Nothing easier, and it's delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil pasta in plenty of boiling, salted water until al dente.
  2. While it is boiling, rinse a heatproof serving bowl under hot water to warm it and dry bowl.
  3. In warm bowl, whisk together cream, cheeses, basil, nutmeg, pepper and salt to taste.
  4. Drain cooked pasta and add to bowl with the sauce.
  5. Toss well.
  6. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

this is a quick easy week night dinner that my dd enjoyed, and she hates everything! very similar to alfredo sauce but lower in fat due to the cheese, i'm sure. i used basil from my garden, this was ready in under 30 minutes.

chia September 25, 2004

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