Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine Alfredo is a super simple recipe that you can pull off on even the busiest of weeknights. There are very few ingredients, so as always, make sure those ingredients are the best quality.

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Fettuccine Alfredo

  • Prep Time: 5 m
  • Cook Time: 25 m
  • Total Time: 30 m
  • Servings:


  • ½ pound fettucine pasta
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • freshly ground black pepper or freshly ground nutmeg


  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions in boiling salted water.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, put the butter and cream together in a skillet and melt the butter over low heat. Simmer gently while the pasta cooks.
  3. When the pasta is al dente, transfer the noodles using tongs from the boiling water to the skillet, bringing a little pasta water along with the noodles.
  4. Add half the cheese and swirl everything together. When the cheese has fully melted, add the remaining cheese and continue to toss and swirl, adding more pasta water as needed.
  5. Finish with a good grating of freshly ground black pepper and serve.
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  1. Thank you so much it was so good ! I never made such a wonderful Fettuccine Alfredo before You are amazing Bluejean Chef I will think of you every time i make this dish thank you from the bottom of my heart !

  2. I love fettuccine and was so happy to see your simple recipe! I made this for supper one night and it was delish!! Now I can enjoy any time I want! 😋

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