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Fettuccine Alfredo


Miss Wyoming, Anna Nelson, submitted this recipe for Fettuccine Alfredo.

Miss Wyoming, Anna Nelson, submitted this recipe for Fettuccine Alfredo.

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Ingredients

1 pound uncooked fettuccine
6 tablespoons butter
1 shallot, minced
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup finely grated parmesan cheese
Parsley (optional garnish)

Preparation

  1. Cook the fettuccine according to the package directions. Drain, but save ¼ cup of water.
  2. Melt the butter over medium-high heat in a medium saucepan.
  3. Add the shallots and sauté until they are tender.
  4. Add the heavy cream and bring the mixture to a boil.
  5. Boil for five minutes, then remove the mixture from heat.
  6. Place the cooked fettuccine, saved ¼ cup of water, cream sauce and parmesan cheese in a large saucepan. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Cook over medium heat until heated throughout.
  8. Transfer to a serving dish and top with parsley and additional parmesan cheese, if desired.

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