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Roquefort Alfredo Fettuccine

roquefort alfredo fettuccine Side Italian
Roquefort Alfredo Fettuccine
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 8

Blue cheese, Parmesan cheese and pasta try this wonderful main dish for any occasion. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
tablespoon butter
1
medium shallot, finely chopped
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/4
cup white wine
1
pint (2 cups) whipping cream
3/4
cup crumbled blue cheese (Roquefort)
1 1/4
cups shredded Parmesan cheese (5 oz)
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
Salt, if desired
Freshly ground pepper, if desired
1
box (16 oz) fettuccine

Directions

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  • 1
    In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add shallot; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until translucent. Stir in garlic; cook 30 to 60 seconds.
  • 2
    Add wine. Stir in cream, both cheeses, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Heat sauce to a simmer (do not boil). Reduce heat to medium; simmer 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sauce reduces to three-fourths original amount.
  • 3
    While sauce is simmering, cook and drain fettuccine as directed on box.
  • 4
    Serve sauce over pasta. If desired, top with additional Parmesan and blue cheese.

Expert Tips

  • If desired, use queso Cabrales, a delicious Spanish blue cheese.
  • You can also use a thinner pasta, such as vermicelli or angel hair pasta.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
550
Calories from Fat
310
% Daily Value
Total Fat
35g
54%
Saturated Fat
21g
103%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
150mg
51%
Sodium
780mg
32%
Potassium
140mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
40g
13%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
1g
Protein
17g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 6 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Blue cheese, Parmesan cheese and pasta try this wonderful main dish for any occasion.

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