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Cheesy Fettuccine Alfredo

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Fettuccine Alfredo is a pasta dish similar to that of pasta alla carbonara and traditionally made from fettuccine pasta, tossed with parmesan cheese, and butter. Since its debut in the US, several variations were made that almost deviated from the original recipe. Eggs, flour, olive oil, and asiago cheese were sometimes added for a twist in flavor and a much richer texture.
  Fettuccine 1 Pound (Cooked According To Package Instructions)
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Heavy whipping cream 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), shredded
  Romano cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), shredded
  Egg yolks 6
  Fried bacon 4 , crumbled
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1. Cook the fettuccine according to package instructions
2. Heat a saucepan or cooking pot and pour-in the milk then bring to a boil
3. Add the heavy whipping cream and stir then let boil.
4. Adjust the heat to the lowest possible then add the Parmesan and Romano cheeses. Stir continuously until cheese melts and the texture of the mixture becomes fine.
5. Whisk the egg yolks in a mixing bowl then add about 5 tablespoons of the milk-cheese mixture. Continue whisking until everything is well distributed.
6. Add the egg yolk mixture in the saucepan/cooking pot and stir until the texture becomes thick.
7. Add the cooked fettuccine and toss until the noodles are well covered with sauce.
8. Add the crumbled fried bacon, salt, and pepper and mix with the other ingredients.
9. Transfer to a serving plate then serve. Share and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish
Cheese, Pasta
High Protein
This video is in Filipino.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 959 Calories from Fat 456

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 51 g79.1%

Saturated Fat 28.9 g144.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 432.6 mg144.2%

Sodium 560.3 mg23.3%

Total Carbohydrates 91 g30.2%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 8.9 g

Protein 31 g62.1%

Vitamin A 36.7% Vitamin C 0.9%

Calcium 46.4% Iron 15.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cheesy Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe Video