Fettuccine Alfredo

Makes: 6 servings. Prep: 10 minutes. Cook: total of 12 minutes. Emeril says: Double-check that you have all the needed tools on hand before you start this or any recipe.
Makes 6
Prep 10 m
Cook 12 m



  1. 1 of 9 Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add pasta and 1 tablespoon salt. Return to a boil and cook pasta until al dente, stirring occasionally, about 10 to 12 minutes.
  2. 2 of 9 Meanwhile, heat butter and oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  3. 3 of 9 Add ham, if desired, and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
  4. 4 of 9 Add onion and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.
  5. 5 of 9 Add garlic and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds.
  6. 6 of 9 Add heavy cream; bring to a boil. Cook until the volume is reduced by half, about 5 minutes. If desired, add peas. Stir in remaining salt and pepper.
  7. 7 of 9 Using oven mitts or pot holders, drain pasta in a colander and place it in a large bowl.
  8. 8 of 9 Pour sauce over pasta. Add cheese and toss to coat.
  9. 9 of 9 If desired, add parsley and adjust the seasoning to taste. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Information for Fettuccine Alfredo
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Per Serving: 706 kcal cal., 4 g fiber, 1974 mg sodium, 44 g Fat, total, 141 mg chol., 25 g sat. fat, 22 g pro., 61 g carb.