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Fettuccine Alfredo Side Dish

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Ingredients
  Water 3 Quart
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Fettuccine 1⁄2 Pound, uncooked
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Half and half/Whipping cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated fresh parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Black pepper To Taste
  Freshly grated nutmeg To Taste (for garnish)
Directions

Bring water to a rapid boil in a heavy 5 quart pot or Dutch oven.
Add salt and oil.
Gradually add fettuccini, being sure water continues to boil.
Cook fettuccini uncovered until tender but firm, stirring occasionally.
Drain.
In a medium saucepan or chafing dish, melt butter with 1/4 cup half and half or cream.
Simmer 1 minute to thicken.
Remove from heat.
Add cooked fettuccini to butter mixture.
Toss gently to coat.
Add remaining 1/4 cup half and half or cream, Parmesan cheese and pepper; gently toss.
Serve in a chafing dish or large serving dish.
Sprinkle with nutmeg.
Makes 4 servings.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Dish: 
Noodle
Ingredient: 
Pasta

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