Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine Alfredo

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"The famous Italian-inspired creamy fettuccine dish is easy to make when you use cream cheese to enrich the sauce."

Ingredients 25 m {{adjustedServings}} servings

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  1. Mix cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, milk, butter, white pepper and garlic powder in medium saucepan; cook on low heat until cream cheese is melted and mixture is well blended.
  2. Toss with hot fettuccine. Sprinkle with nutmeg.
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  • Serving Suggestion: Try serving with Italian bread and a mixed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Dressing, such as Balsamic Vinaigrette.
  • Special Extra: Prepare as directed, heating 1 pkg. (6 oz.) OSCAR MAYER Grilled or Italian Style Chicken Breast Strips with the sauce before tossing with the pasta.
  • Substitute: Prepare as directed, using 1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese.
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JaneRW
2/16/2010

Cream cheese is a great cheat! This sauce was not grainy and turned out beautifully. I added more grated parmesan to suit my taste (prob 1c total), plus a handful or two of chopped frozen spinach (defrosted). I put the spinach in the sauce about 5min before serving. The spinach gave it a beautiful color and texture. No white pepper or nutmeg, just black pepper as that's what i had. Hubby loved it too! Easily reheats with a splash of half and half. Consider your own mix-ins like mushrooms, yellow squash, peas and pancetta (carbonara substitute), etc. Skeptics--you'll be glad you made this cream cheese cheat recipe!

Amy Sue
11/29/2010

This was absolutely amazing for being so easy. The only thing I did differently was leave out the nutmeg... only because I forgot. Next time I will add it.

tclary1687
1/20/2010

Very Good. No need for the nutmeg or white pepper. I was also out of garlic too. I mixed cream cheese, butter, and Parmesan cheese in pan with a whisk until melted. Then added to noodles. Good flavor and not gritty. Awesome.