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Fettuccine Alfredo

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Alfredo di Lello, the Roman restaurateur who created his signature sauc.e in the 1920s, might be startled to find this streamlined version that still tastes rich enough to satisfy those deep creamy-pasta cravings. The addition of zucchini boosts the nutritional profile. And when cut into thin strands, it can be twirled gracefully on a fork.



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Fettuccine Alfredo

20 Reviews for Fettuccine Alfredo

09/09/2014
Anonymous
Major Flop

This did not turn out for me. The taste, texture and appearance was very poor. In fact, it was so bad I didn't even serve it to my family.

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11/11/2013
Picky boyfriend actually liked this!

My BF does not eat much aside from pretty plain meat, corn, green beans. He does not like herbs, spices and seasonings as a general rule. I was very shocked when he tried a very small portion of this and then went back for seconds! He even ate the zucchini, which he claims to NOT like. I had some trouble with the broth evaporating a great deal before the garlic was done. I ended up adding another 1/4 cup of broth to make up the difference. I think I'll try mincing my garlic next time, to speed up the simmer time and save the broth. I will definitely be making this again! I am on Weight Watchers and I absolutely love Fettuccini Alfredo and have been really bummed about not being able to eat more than about a 1/4 cup of it and not feeling very satisfied. This was a fabulous substitute! I didn't feel cheated at all and ate the full serving!

Healthy, Very Tasty!, Excellent Subsitute!
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10/07/2013
My picky kids loved it!

I was a little nervous about making this dish. My kids turn their nose up at anything green, so I wasn't sure if the zucchini would pass the kid test. I have been making regular fettuccine alfredo for years so I thought my family would be begging for the real thing back. To my surprise my whole family loved it!!! My 7 yr old literally licked his bowl clean! I have been trying to find traditional foods made into healthier versions, this recipe really hits the mark! I added grilled chicken to make it a whole meal.

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04/23/2013
Anonymous

I added some sliced button mushrooms to give it a little more umph!! It was pretty good. I would make it again.

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04/16/2013
Anonymous
Not a great substitute for the real thing.

It's a good try, but it just doesn't come close to real fettucine alfredo. Not sure you can do real FA in a healthy way, but this doesn't really do it.

Good for you, with the zucchini
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