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Olive Garden Fettucine Alfredo

This is a quick and easy copycat version of the popular fettuccine Alfredo served at The Olive Garden. Try adding cooked chicken or shrimp for an extra hearty recipe.
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Rating: 4/5 4 stars
23 reviews
3 comments

ready in: under 30 minutes
serves/makes:   4
  

recipe id: 36238
cook method: stovetop

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ingredients

8 ounces cream cheese, cut in bits
3/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup milk
8 ounces fettuccine, cook, drain

directions

In large saucepan combine cream cheese, Parmesan, butter and milk, stirring constantly until smooth. Toss pasta lightly with sauce, coating well. Leftovers freeze well.

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nutrition

699 calories, 49 grams fat, 46 grams carbohydrates, 19 grams protein per serving.
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Member since: November 10, 2013
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I choose this recipe because it isn't overloaded with garlic like some alfredos are. I add salt and pepper but otherwise like to keep it simple.



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Made this and served with a salad, felt just like eating at OG!



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I make this and put some cooked chicken in it and my kids love it.



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Member since: May 8, 2008
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Good, simple recipe that is quick to make. The leftovers do freeze well which surprised me because I hadn't usually had good luck freezing dairy but I reheated the alfredo sauce and it was still very good!



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My husband thought it was great and loves me to make it often.



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Instead of using milk I used half and half. I also used reduced fat cream cheese used less margarine and freshly grated parmesan cheese.

I added to taste, salt, nutmeg and freshly ground pepper, mushrooms and garlic.

To reheat the next day...I used the stove and not the microwave and added a little more half and half to help thin sauce as it reheated.
Will make again it was very good



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This was easy and not to strong. I added some seasoned chicken, I turned out great.



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this was absolutely delicious! i made it for my boyfriend, and my mom actually tried some (the cooking queen!) and said how delish it wass!
the only compliant i got, and have is it is thick, so keep that in mind. I messed with the portions a bit also.



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I thought this was a great recipe. My husband doesn't even like pasta dishes, but will eat the seafood alfredo at OG, so I made this and put shrimp in it for him and he loved it. For me, I added broccoli and cauliflower. I sprinkled a little sea salt on it when I reheated it and it was perfect. I will be making it again tomorrow. (We love cream cheese) And I also added garlic powder.



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I AGREE WITH MOST.....CREAM CHEESE DOMINATED THIS DISH..NEXT TIME I WILL USE MORE MILK AND A LITTLE LESS CREAM CHEESE. I ALSO ADDED GRILLED CHICKEN,OLIVES AND BROCCOLI.AND OF COURSE SALT AND PEPPER



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This recipe was wonderful! To get it to taste more like Olive Garden, I added salt, pepper, and lots of garlic. Top with chicken, brocoli and fresh tomatoes.



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This was ok, the sauce is way too thick, will add more milk next time and cut back on the cream cheese. Had good flavor, but not too sure about "olive garden" flavor. Still, will make it again soon, just a little differently.