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Fettuccine Alfredo

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“There's good reason why this pasta dish is so popular - it's simply delicious! This makes 4-6 main course servings, but you can get 8 first-course servings.”
READY IN:
17mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook fettuccine in plenty of boiling, salted water until almost al dente. Remove 1 cup of the water the fettucine has cooked in and drain the rest away.
  2. Meanwhile saute prosciutto and garlic in butter.
  3. Add cheese and stir to melt.
  4. Slowly whisk in cream and egg yolks.
  5. Continue stirring until thickened.
  6. Toss sauce with fettucine; add lots of freshly grated pepper to taste and steep pasta in sauce, covered, for 2-3 minutes before serving. Check to see how 'creamy' the pasta is, if it needs to be 'saucier' add some of the retained water from cooking the pasta until the sauce reaches the consistency you like.
  7. Give the fettucine a toss again and taste to see if it needs a bit more parmesan.
  8. Serve either on individual plates or one large serving platter.
  9. Either way, sprinkle generously with fresh parsley.

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