7 easy pasta sauces everyone should know how to make

Photo by: Romulo Yanes | Recipe by Tracey Seaman
Alfredo Sauce-
4 Servings
Ingredients:
1 pound fettuccine pasta
4 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
1 1/4 cups finely grated ... more 
Photo by: Romulo Yanes | Recipe by Tracey Seaman
Alfredo Sauce-
4 Servings
Ingredients:
1 pound fettuccine pasta
4 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
1 1/4 cups finely grated parmigiano-reggiano cheese
Chopped flat-leaf parsley

Directions:
In a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook 1 pound fettuccine pasta until al dente, about 8 minutes. Drain in a colander, reserving 1 cup of the pasta cooking water. Using the same pot, melt 4 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Add 1 1/2 cups heavy cream and 1/2 cup of the reserved pasta water and bring to a simmer. Add the fettuccine and 1 1/4 cups finely grated parmigiano-reggiano cheese (about 5 ounces) and toss. Season with salt and pepper and add more pasta water to make a looser sauce, if desired. Top with chopped flat-leaf parsley and serve with more cheese.
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Tue, Nov 8, 2011 4:51 PM EST
Put these recipes in rotation and you'll swear off the jarred stuff for good.



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