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Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe

The original version of this recipe came from my sister, but I've added and subtracted ingredients to suit my family tastes. It's something I can whip up at the last minute to feed guests who arrive unexpectedly. They always love it!—Nikki Best, Littleton, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (9 ounces) refrigerated fettuccine
  • 1 cup fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 cup fresh cauliflowerets
  • 1/2 small onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 to 10 medium mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 cups diced fully cooked ham or chicken
  • 1 jar (15 ounces) Alfredo sauce
  • Pepper to taste
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute the broccoli, cauliflower and onion in oil until tender. Add mushrooms and garlic; cook and stir for 3 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 2. Stir in the ham, Alfredo sauce and pepper. cook until heated through. Drain fettuccine; toss with sauce. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 550 calories, 27 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 71 mg cholesterol, 1,513 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 28 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.