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Fettuccine Alfredo

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time5 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time20 mins

The creamiest pasta sauce that contains NO CREAM! They key to this simple recipe for fettuccine alfredo is good quality cheese, salting your pasta water and saving it for creating a “cream”.

Olive Oil Fettuccine Alfredo

 12 oz Colavita Fettuccine or ribbon shaped pasta
 Kosher salt
 ¼ cup (1/2 Stick) unsalted butter
 ¾ cup finely grated Parmesan, plus more for serving
 Freshly ground black pepper

Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water, stirring occasionally, until al dente. Drain, reserving 2 cups pasta cooking liquid.


Transfer 1 cup pasta cooking liquid to a large skillet. Bring to a simmer, then whisk in butter, a piece at a time, until melted.


Whisking constantly, add the ¾ cup cheese in small amounts, making sure it’s completely melted and incorporated before adding more.


Add pasta and toss to coat, adding more pasta cooking liquid as needed


Serve topped with pepper and more cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4