Really Creamy Fettuccine Alfredo

Really Creamy Fettuccine Alfredo


"We have tried dozens of recipes to get the creamiest fettuccine Alfredo - and here's the winner! Basil and nutmeg add a subtly different feel to this Alfredo."


15 m servings 680 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 680 kcal
  • 34%
  • Fat:
  • 48.2 g
  • 74%
  • Carbs:
  • 45.2g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 18.8 g
  • 38%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 77 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 674 mg
  • 27%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. In a medium saucepan, combine cream cheese, Parmesan, margarine, milk, garlic powder and basil and stir over low heat until smooth and creamy, 10 to 15 minutes. Toss sauce with pasta and sprinkle with nutmeg. Serve.
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  1. 183 Ratings


I used butter instead of margerine and I sauteed some fresh minced garlic and onion in with the butter before adding the other ingredients. I added A LOT more milk to get the sauce to the consis...

Delicious! Here's what I did... I used 8 oz of medium shell pasta, 2 ounces cream cheese, 2/3 cup parmesean, 1/4 c half and half and a few tablespoons of margerine. I added more parmesean as the...

Very tasty sauce. I ended up throwing in some red onions as well. I found adding a bit of lemon juice (about two caps' full) helped deplete the clumping, much like it does in fondue.

GREAT (and easy) recipe. I always used DIGIORNO - ALFREDO SAUCE but they took it off the market in my area. I have tried many, many alfredo recipes and this one has won by a landslide! Thanks

This recipe was perfect and very easy! It tastes just like Olive Garden with blackened strips of chicken added! I will cook this for company over & over! Thanks.

This was good. Next time I'll use a little less cream cheese.

This is sinful. Very rich and filling. I doubled the recipe for the sauce and had sauteed and cubed a chicken breast which I added to the sauce while cooking the pasta. I will make this again...

This is the best Alfredo sauce I have ever made, and will be our sauce of choise from now on. Creamy, thick, delicious, restaurant quality. I only used 1/2 cup of butter instead of the full cup ...

This should be called cream cheese fettucini. It does not taste like the traditional one. My family didn't care for it.