Creamy Italian Pasta
ingredients
ingredients
method
step-by-step directions

Michael Symon's Fettuccine Alfredo

  • 1 1/2 pounds Dried Fettuccine
  • 1 stick Butter (unsalted)
  • 1 large Shallot (finely minced)
  • 1 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano (freshly grated; plus more for garnish)
  • 1/3 cup Parsley (chopped; plus more for garnish)
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper
step-by-step directions
  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook pasta one minute less than the package instructions.
  • Place a large saute pan over medium heat and add 2 to 3 tablespoons of olive oil to the pan. Add the shallots and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, or until just tender. Add the butter and swirl the pan to melt. Add the parsley.
  • Drain the pasta, reserving some of the water, and add it to the pan. Add about 1/4 cup of pasta water to the pasta and add the Parmesan and toss to combine, cooking for about 1 minute more. Taste and adjust seasoning.
  • Plate and garnish with more cheese and more parsley. Serve immediately.
Similar categories: Dinner Courses & Meals Italian Cuisine
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