Who needs Olive Garden® when you have this recipe for Homemade Easy Fettuccine Alfredo? This dish is so delicious and simple, you won’t be able to pass it up! Creamy homemade Alfredo sauce pairs perfectly with starchy fettuccine noodles to create the hearty Italian dish of your dreams. Homemade Easy Fettuccine Alfredo is such an effortless and scrumptious meal, you’ll want to make it every day!

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  • kosher salt, to taste
  • 1 pound fettuccine
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup parmesan, freshly grated, plus more for sprinkling
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped


Step 1 –In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the pasta according to package instructions.

Step 2 –Reserve about 1 cup of pasta water then drain.

Step 3 –In a large skillet over medium heat, add the cream and butter.

Step 4 –Cook until the butter is melted and the cream is heated through, about 2-3 minutes.

Step 5 –Whisk in the parmesan and season with salt and pepper.

Step 6 –Add the cooked pasta and toss until coated in the sauce. If the sauce is too thick, add the reserved pasta water, 1 tablespoon at a time.

Step 7 –Garnish with the parsley and serve immediately.