Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Butter/Margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
 Whipping cream1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Room Temperature)
 Parmesan cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), grated
 Grated parmesan cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Fettuccine noodles16 Ounce (Medium Variety)
 Mushrooms6 Ounce, drained
 Canned whole mushrooms6 Ounce, drained (About 1 Cup, 1 Can)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2935 Calories from Fat 1179

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 133 g204%

Saturated Fat 79.3 g396.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 358.8 mg

Sodium 838.5 mg34.9%

Total Carbohydrates 339 g112.9%

Dietary Fiber 17.7 g70.8%

Sugars 22.6 g

Protein 80 g160.2%

Vitamin A 60.2% Vitamin C 6%

Calcium 65.7% Iron 51.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Cook fettuccine for 10 to 12 minutes in boiling, salted water, stirring occasionally.
2) Drain well and keep warm in a warm chafing dish or serving bowl.

3) In the meantime, take a small mixer bowl and cream butter or margarine in it.
4) Whip in cream, a little at a time, until the mixture is blended thoroughly.
5) Beat in Parmesan cheese and keep aside.
6) Pour the creamed mixture over the pasta, tossing pasta until coated well.
7) Add a little salt and freshly ground pepper to taste and then mix in whole mushrooms.

8) Serve immediately with more Parmesan cheese, if desired.