Well… here it is… in all its glory…. The classic Fettuccini Alfredo recipe…. it’s so easy… the key to its success lies in the quality of the Parmesan cheese… use a good quality fresh Parmesan…. The best option is to buy a chunk of it and grate it yourself… an inferior Parmesan cheese will not melt properly and the consistency of the sauce will be compromised.
Classic Fettuccini Alfredo Recipe:
All you need:
1 pound fettuccini pasta, cooked according to package directions
½ cup butter
2 cups heavy cream
1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon salt or to taste
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper or to taste
Additional grated Parmesan for sprinkling on top
All you need to do:
Prepare the fettuccini according to package directions and drain.
In the pot you made the fettuccini , melt the butter.
Add the cream, salt and pepper and bring to a boil… reduce heat.
Stirring constantly, cook for a few minutes until sauce begins to thicken.
Remove from the heat and add the fettuccini and the 1 cup of Parmesan cheese, toss to evely coat the pasta.
Serve in bowls with a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese on top.
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