Pasta Alfredo: recipe with all the Italian love

There would be no Italian cuisine without the Alfredo pasta and its recipe far from seeming very complicated, it turns out to be simple and quick to do in your own home.

One of those cult recipes in the world is Alfredo pasta. Its delicious sauce, smooth texture and light flavor make it a world-renowned dish that remains an Italian emblem to this day. Preparing it at home has no mess and you are going to delight everyone with it because it will be so delicious that no one will want to miss a visit to your house to try it.

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how to make pasta alfredo recipe

It’s time for you to bring out your most Italian side! Get the ingredients ready, put yourself in professional cook mode and follow this recipe, which is really very basic:

Preparation time35 minutesCooking time 35 minutesCategoryMain courseCookingItalianKeywordsCreamy, hot, food, traditionFor how many people2PortionMediumCalories128Fat5.01 g


  • 200 grams of spaghetti
  • Water
  • Salt
  • One and a half cups of whipping cream
  • A cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 tablespoons of unsalted butter
  • Two finely minced garlic cloves
  • Black pepper
  • Nutmeg (optional)
  • Olive oil
  • finely chopped fresh parsley


Step 1. Cook

The first thing you should do is boil water and add the pasta there so that it cooks between 8 and 10 minutes. Once the pasta is done, strain it and reserve a little water from cooking the pasta.

Step 2. Make sauce

In a frying pan, heat olive oil and pour the garlic there to fry them. After a minute, lower the heat and add the butter; as soon as it has melted, add the cream and beat well to incorporate the ingredients. Let this sauce reduce over medium low heat for a few seconds. Season with pepper, nutmeg and mix again. After 6 or 7 minutes, when the sauce has thickened a bit, add the grated cheese and mix. Once the cheese melts, add the spaghetti along with a little of the cooking water. Add parsley on top, stir and rectify the taste to see if it needs salt. Ready, this Alfredo pasta will be ready and asking you to eat it now.

If you missed any detail, watch this explanatory video with the step by step so you can replicate this dish at home:

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