Recipe: Classic Fettuccini Alfredo

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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