“If you think Alfredo sauce- that divine mixture of butter, cheese and cream-takes time and patience and is best left to those in white toques, this 15 minute recipe may change your mind. The recipe is courtesy Real Simple Solutions.”
READY IN:
15mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place the salt in a large pot of water and bring to a boil; add fettuccine and cook according to package directions for al dente; during the last 3 minutes of cooking, add the broccoli.
  2. Drain in a colander, RESERVING 1 cup of the WATER; set aside.
  3. Place the butter in the pot, reduce heat to medium-low ,and stir until melted; add 1/2 cup of the reserved pasta water, then stir in 1/3 cup of the Parmesan cheese. Add the fettuccine and broccoli and the cayenne and nutmeg, if desired; toss.
  4. Remove from heat and sprinkle with another 1/3 cup of the Parmesan cheese and the pepper, toss again. Adding more pasta water if the fettuccine is too sticky; serve in bowls and sprinkle with the remaining Parmesan cheese, enjoy.

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