15-minute Creamy Fettuccini Alfredo Recipe

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15-Minute Creamy Fettuccini Alfredo

Jennifer McConnell

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I have adopted this recipe after making it tonight, but made a couple of small changes to the original recipe posted. It's actually pretty good (I've never had alfredo before). Served it and the fettuccini over grilled chicken breasts, with green beans, and garlic bread.

The ex, who very rarely comments on anything I cook, came out and said he really liked it, so hey, if HE likes it, it must be good.


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Ingredients

8 oz
cream cheese, cut in cubes
3/4 c
parmesan cheese, grated or shredded (fresh, not the stuff in the jar)
1 stick
butter, softened to room temperature
1/2 c
heavy cream
8 oz
fettuccine, cooked according to package directions
1/8 tsp
nutmeg
2 Tbsp
olive oil
2 tsp
fresh basil
1 tsp
garlic powder
red pepper flakes to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large saucepan, stir together the cream cheese, parmesan, butter, basil, garlic and pepperand cream. Heat, stirring, until smooth.
2
Add hot, cooked fettuccini, and toss until well covered. Serve immediately, sprinkled with nutmeg (It brings out the flavor in the cream).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pasta Sides
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy