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Linguine Alfredo

Creamy, dreamy linguine! This classic dish comes together in mere minutes. While the pasta boils, whip up a silky garlic, cream, and Parmesan sauce, then toss with the pasta until well coated.

May 25, 2021
Total Time

20 minutes

20 min

Prep Time

5 minutes

5 min

Cook Time

5 minutes

5 min

Linguine Alfredo
Total Time

20 minutes

20 min

Prep Time

5 minutes

5 min

Cook Time

5 minutes

5 min

Ingredients

for 4 servings

  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt, plus more to taste, divided
  • 1 box dried linguine
  • ½ stick unsalted butter
  • 2 medium garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup heavy cream (240 mL)
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups grated parmesan cheese (220 g)
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley (10 g), finely chopped

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 486
  • Fat 38g
  • Carbs 21g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugar 3g
  • Protein 22g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Cook the linguine according to package instructions until al dente. Reserve ¼ cup of pasta water, then drain the pasta in a colander.
  2. Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring often, until aromatic, about 30 seconds.
  3. Add the heavy cream and simmer for 2 minutes. Add ½ teaspoon of salt, the pepper, and Parmesan and stir until the cheese has melted.
  4. Add the drained pasta and 1 tablespoon of reserved pasta water to the alfredo sauce and use tongs to toss until well coated, about 1 minute. If the sauce is too thick, add more pasta water, 1 tablespoon at a time.
  5. Remove the pan from the heat, top with parsley, and serve immediately.
  6. Enjoy!

Ingredients

for 4 servings

  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt, plus more to taste, divided
  • 1 box dried linguine
  • ½ stick unsalted butter
  • 2 medium garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup heavy cream (240 mL)
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups grated parmesan cheese (220 g)
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley (10 g), finely chopped

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 486
  • Fat 38g
  • Carbs 21g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugar 3g
  • Protein 22g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Cook the linguine according to package instructions until al dente. Reserve ¼ cup of pasta water, then drain the pasta in a colander.
  2. Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring often, until aromatic, about 30 seconds.
  3. Add the heavy cream and simmer for 2 minutes. Add ½ teaspoon of salt, the pepper, and Parmesan and stir until the cheese has melted.
  4. Add the drained pasta and 1 tablespoon of reserved pasta water to the alfredo sauce and use tongs to toss until well coated, about 1 minute. If the sauce is too thick, add more pasta water, 1 tablespoon at a time.
  5. Remove the pan from the heat, top with parsley, and serve immediately.
  6. Enjoy!
Linguine Alfredo

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