Danny's Favorite Fettuccini Alfredo Recipe

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Danny's Favorite Fettuccini Alfredo
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  1. Cook fettuccine in a 6- to 8-quart pot of boiling salted water* until al dente.
  2. Reserve 1/4 cup cooking water, then drain pasta in a colander.
  3. Melt 3/4 stick (6 tablespoons) butter in a 2- to 3-quart flameproof gratin dish over low heat.
  4. Add cooked pasta and toss to coat, lifting strands.
  5. Add cheese, reserved cooking water, cream, remaining 3 tablespoons butter (thinly sliced), salt, and pepper and toss to combine well.
  6. Sprinkle with additional cheese and serve immediately.
  7. *When salting water for cooking, use 1 tablespoon salt for every 4 quarts of water.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 673.4 Kcal (2819 kJ)
Calories from fat 335.43 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 37.27g 57%
Cholesterol 177.26mg 59%
Sodium 186.29mg 8%
Potassium 24.68mg 1%
Total Carbs 72.14g 24%
Sugars 2.55g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3.44g 14%
Protein 14.91g 30%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 11%
Iron 2.6mg 14%
Calcium 62.3mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 405.8 Kcal (1699 kJ)
Calories from fat 202.13 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22.46g 57%
Cholesterol 106.82mg 59%
Sodium 112.26mg 8%
Potassium 14.87mg 1%
Total Carbs 43.47g 24%
Sugars 1.54g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2.07g 14%
Protein 8.99g 30%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 11%
Iron 1.5mg 14%
Calcium 37.5mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 15.9
  • 19

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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