Easy Basil Fettuccine Alfredo

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READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • 1. Using a food processor, finely chop the 1/2 cup of basil leaves until the consistency of pesto.
  • 2. Cook pasta until al dente in salted water according to package directions.
  • 3. While pasta is cooking, melt butter on medium-low heat in a large saucepan - do not allow to boil or the butter will separate.
  • 4. When butter is melted, measure out 1/2 cup of water from the cooking pasta and add to the butter.
  • 5. Gently stir in the grated parmesan until thoroughly melted.
  • 6 Stir the basil from the food processor into the sauce.
  • 7. Add additional pasta water as needed to obtain a smooth consistency.
  • 8. Drain the pasta and immediately add to the sauce pan, gently tossing the pasta until coated.
  • 9. Transfer pasta and sauce to a warm serving platter.
  • 10. Top with the chopped basil leaves and serve immediately.
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