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Fettuccine Alfredo

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Entrée
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

DESCRIPTION

Thick, creamy, cheesy, and indulgent, this is everything you love about Fettuccine Alfredo.


Ingredients

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  • 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup milk
  • ¾ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 oz. grated Parmesan cheese (about ½ cup), plus more for serving
  • 1 oz. grated Pecorino cheese (about ½ cup)
  • ¼ ¾ tsp. salt
  • ¼ ¾ tsp. pepper
  •  tsp. nutmeg (optional)
  • 12 oz. uncooked fettuccine

Instructions

  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter.
  2. Add the garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  3. Whisk in the flour. Slowly whisk in the milk and cream. Bring to a simmer.
  4. Remove from the heat and add the cheeses, 1/4 teaspoon of the salt, 1/4 teaspoon of the pepper, and the nutmeg (if using). Stir until smooth, then cover and set aside.
  5. Cook the fettuccine according to package directions. Drain, then transfer the pasta to the saucepan, tossing it in the sauce. Add more salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve with additional Parmesan on the side.