Fettuccine alfredo

Jackie O'Callaghan

By
@foodwithjackieo

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Rating:

Serves:

4-6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
fettuccine pasta
fresh, torn basil
6 Tbsp
unsalted butter
2
shallots, minced
1 c
heavy cream
1 c
grated parmigiano- reggiano
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
pepper
pinch nutmeg
pinch red pepper flakes
7
strips turkey or veggie bacon

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook bacon until very crisp and crumble

Cook pasta in salted water until al dente.
Drain in a colander reserving 1/4 cup of the pasta liquid
While pasta is cooking, melt the butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add shallots and saute until tender.
Add cream and bring to a boil. Add salt, pepper, nutmeg and red pepper flakes. Cook until sauce is reduced slightly, about 5 minutes.
Return the pasta to the pot it was cooked in with the reserved liquid. Add butter cream sauce and half of the cheese.
Toss thoroughly
Sprinkle with remaining cheese and add basil

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Turkey, Pasta
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Alfredo, #fettuccine