Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Lighter Fettuccine Alfredo (Food Lab)

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Ingredients

SERVES 4

2 ounces Pecorino Romano, grated (about 1 cup), plus extra for serving

½ teaspoon cornstarch

4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into chunks

Freshly ground black pepper

½ cup heavy cream

1 pound fresh fettuccine

1 cup of cooking liquid

2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives or parsley

Kosher salt

Directions

Combine the cheese with the cornstarch in a small bowl, tossing to coat. Add the butter, 2 teaspoon pepper, and the cream.

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.

2. Add the pasta to the boiling water and cook until al dente, about 1½ minutes. Drain, reserving 2 cups of the cooking liquidReturn the pasta to the pot and add the cheese mixture and 1 cup of the cooking liquid. Set over medium heat and cook, stirring constantly, until the sauce thickens and coats the pasta, about 2 minutes. Thin to the desired texture with more pasta cooking water. Stir in the herbs and season to taste with salt and more pepper. Serve immediately, passing extra cheese at the table."

Notes

This recipe received from Reddit user because I packed food lab for the move.

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servings

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total time
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