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Creamy Fettucine Alfredo

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Fettuccine Alfredo is a cheesy pasta dish with fabulous taste of the nutmeg and browned butter.
  Fettuccine 1 Pound
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Parmigianino reggiano cheese 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1
  Nutmeg 1 Pinch

In a deep pan of boiling water, add the fettucine, boil until the pasta is just cooked.
In a shallow pan, melt and brown the butter, stirring constantly. Stir in the cream, mix well and add the cheese. Turn off the heat and blend the cheese well into the pan. Stir in the egg yolk and a pinch of nutmeg.
Drain the pasta and put into the prepared sauce, toss well into the cheesy sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Fettuccine, Pasta
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
If you're looking for a no-meat pasta recipe that will comfort you on a cold wintry night, this is it. Join James in his kitchen while he prepares the classic and delicious pasta in a creamy sauce. So, when a craving strikes for a comforting pasta dish with no meat in it, try this one. It is definitely going to be a family favorite and even the fussiest eaters can’t resist it. Caution, this is not meant for those watching calories.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 893 Calories from Fat 426

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 48 g74.2%

Saturated Fat 30.2 g151.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 183.1 mg61%

Sodium 270.3 mg11.3%

Total Carbohydrates 83 g27.7%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16.1%

Sugars 4.1 g

Protein 28 g56.3%

Vitamin A 29.6% Vitamin C 0.31%

Calcium 45.5% Iron 11.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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