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Creamy Fettuccine Recipe

This recipe has been a family favorite for years. It's special enough for holiday celebrations but simple enough for weeknight meals.—Cheryl Ross, Grand Forks, British Columbia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) fettuccine
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup butter, divided
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 3/4 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a skillet, saute onion and garlic in 2 tablespoons butter until tender.
  • 2. Add the cream cheese, cream and remaining butter; cook and stir until cheese is melted. Add tomatoes, peas, parsley, salt and pepper. Cook for 8-10 minutes or until heated through. Drain fettuccine; top with cream sauce and Parmesan cheese. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 634 calories, 45 g fat (28 g saturated fat), 133 mg cholesterol, 380 mg sodium, 48 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 13 g protein.