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Quick Fettuccini Alfredo

This simple fettuccine Alfredo recipe combines heavy whipping cream Parmesan and Romano cheese or a creamy, cheesy sauce that'll come together in minutes. —Jo Gray, Park City, Montana
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked fettuccine
  • 6 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup grated Romano cheese
  • 2 large egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions

  • Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Stir in cream, 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, Romano cheese, egg yolks, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until a thermometer reads 160° (do not boil).
  • Drain fettuccine; serve with Alfredo sauce and remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 908 calories, 73g fat (45g saturated fat), 339mg cholesterol, 821mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 23g protein.

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