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Fancy Fettuccini- Balsam Mountain Inn

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“I found this luscious pasta dish in the paper several years ago. It was from Chef Noell Teasley of the Balsam Moutain Inn in Balsam, NC. It was very, very popular with the readers. I serve this along side of grilled chicken with a big crusty loaf of Italian bread. My family loves it!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil water and cook the pasta according to package directions. DO NOT ever add oil to the water! It will make your sauce slide off the pasta later.
  2. Meanwhile, coarsely chop the artichoke hearts and set aside. Melt butter in 3qt saucepan over medium heat. Sprinkle in the flour and wisk until smooth, cook about 2 minutes, wisking the whole time. Add artichokes (or onions) and mushrooms and cook, stirring until tender, about 2 minutes. Add leek soup mix, basil and dill, stir well.
  3. Add milk and cheeses and stir until melted. Reduce heat to it's lowest setting and simmer, stirring frequently while fettuccini finishes cooking.
  4. Drain fettuccini, place some on each plate and top with sauce. Pass the grated parmesan at the table.

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