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Fettuccine Alfredo!

Burnt Macaroni Fettuccine Alfredo - cookbook 112aI’m calling today Pasta Friday!  We all love pasta!  It’s easy, filling and can be great comfort food.  I have never made Fettuccine Alfredo before and now after making this, I can’t believe I haven’t done it sooner.  It’s sooooo easy!  I will warn you, this is not a recipe for someone on a diet — it’s filled with butter, cream and cheese!  But it’s a great compliment to any kind of meat or fish and it’s delicious!

Burnt Macaroni Fettuccine Alfredo - cookbook 011aAgain the ingredients are easy.  All you need is butter, heavy cream, Parmesan cheese, Linquine pasta, and salt/pepper.

Burnt Macaroni Fettuccine Alfredo - cookbook 034aFirst grate your Parmesan cheese into 2 cups.  Put one cup in a mixing bowl.

Burnt Macaroni Fettuccine Alfredo - cookbook 062Warm up your butter and heavy cream.  Add salt and pepper to taste.

Burnt Macaroni Fettuccine Alfredo - cookbook 064aCook your Linquine in salt and olive oil.  Follow instructions on cooking your pasta but slightly under-cook it.  It will finish cooking when the butter/cream liquid is poured over it.

Burnt Macaroni Fettuccine Alfredo - cookbook 078aGo back to the mixing bowl where a cup of Parmesan cheese is waiting.  Pour the melted butter/cream mixture over the cheese.

Burnt Macaroni Fettuccine Alfredo - cookbook 090aThen add your slightly under-cooked Linquine over the liquid mixture.  And mix together.

Burnt Macaroni Fettuccine Alfredo - cookbook 094aAdd the remaining cup of Parmesan cheese to the pasta.  And mix all the way through.

Burnt Macaroni Fettuccine Alfredo - cookbook 117aAdd a little extra pepper and garnish for taste and you have an easy Fettuccine Alfredo dish!  Serve with garlic bread and a veggie and you have a complete meal.  Or add chicken or fish and it makes a great side dish!

Fettuccine Alfredo

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 stick Butter
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 cups Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 pound Linquine noodles
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Grate Parmesan cheese into 2 cups. Add one cup to mixing bowl and save one cup for later
  2. Warm butter and heavy cream in saucepan
  3. Add pinch of salt and a few clicks of fresh ground pepper to butter/cream mixture
  4. In a separate pot, cook Linquine noodles with salt and olive oil, cook slightly al-dente (under-cooked)
  5. Add the liquid mixture to one cup of Parmesan cheese in mixing bowl, mix until cheese is melted
  6. Add Linquine to mixing bowl
  7. Add remaining one cup of Parmesan Cheese to mixing bowl
  8. Mix thoroughly until cheese mixture covers all the pasta
  9. Add more black pepper to taste and serve hot

Recipe Notes

I am amazed at how easy this recipe is. I first watched it on the Pioneer Woman's TV show. It's a great way to spice up pasta night!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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As a married-mother of two, Chris understands the demand on all families when it comes to dinner-time. She started her food blog, Burnt Macaroni, because she wanted to make that process easier for her family and others. Follow her on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram as she teaches herself and her kids how to cook!

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