Overhead shot of Fettuccine Alfredo in a white bowl sitting on a red napkin

Fettuccine Alfredo is a classic Italian dish that has been called an adult macaroni and cheese. It’s easy to make and oh so delicious!  

Course: Entree
Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Servings: 8
Calories630 kcal
  • 1 lb fettuccine
  • 12 oz white mushrooms sliced
  • 4 ounces unsalted butter
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 cups grated romano cheese
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp finely chopped Italian parsley
  1. Cook fettuccine per instructions on package in boiling lightly salted water
  2. While fettuccine is cooking begin preparing your sauce
  3. In a large skillet saute mushrooms in half the butter until cooked through
  4. Add the heavy cream and remainder of butter and bring to a light boil
  5. Reduce heat and continue to simmer until the pasta is done.
  6. Drain pasta and add to the cream mixture along with the romano cheese and black pepper.
  7. Toss pasta in mixture until completely blended and serve immediately with a sprinkle of chopped Italian parsley and crusty bread!