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Fettuccine Alfredo

Course dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword fettuccine alfredo
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Elise


  • 500 grams curly fettuccine
  • 2 cups parmesan cheese freshly grated
  • 3 cloves garlic minced / finely grated
  • 2 cups thickened cream
  • parsley to serve


  1. Prepare the fettuccine as per the packet instructions. Drain well.
  2. Grate the Parmesan cheese and garlic.
  3. Pour out one cup of cream and whisk in one egg yolk.
  4. Pour out the other cup of cream and set aside.
  5. In a large frypan over a medium to high heat, add the butter and allow to melt. Once nearly melted, add the garlic and stir to combine.
  6. Add one cup of cream and stir or whisk to combine with the garlic butter and the other cup of cream and continue to whisk for 30 - 40 seconds until combined.
  7. Once bubbles are just starting to form on the surface, add the cheese, a handful at a time and whisk until dissolved.
  8. Add the drained pasta to the sauce and stir through until, the Fettuccine is completely coated with the sauce.
  9. Serve. Sprinkle some freshly grated Parmesan and parsley.