Fettuccine Alfredo



1 tablespoon unsalted butter

1 slice of garlic

1 teaspoon grated lemon (if wanted)

2 teaspoons all-purpose flour

1 cup whole milk

Kosher salt as desired

2 tablespoons of cream cheese

3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese

3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

12 ounces fresh fettuccine

Pepper if wanted

(for more flavor add a rotisserie chicken) you can buy these cooked at Kroger or Walmart


Sauce: in a medium pot melt butter on low add garlic and grated lemon if wanted

cook until garlic is soft

Then add the flour and stir with a wooden spoon

Add the milk and salt, whisk until thickened

Add the cream cheese and parmesan cheese; whisk these until melted then add in the parsley

Pasta: In a large pot bring salted water to a boil

Then add the fettuccine and cook until beginning to soften (not yet soft) reserve 1 cup of cooking water

Drain pasta

Add sauce and 1/2 cup of cooking water to pasta

Gently stir or toss

season as needed

and enjoy!