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To die for Fettuccine recipes that go way beyond Alfredo

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Fettuccine  is a type of pasta popular in Roman and Tuscan cuisine. It is a flat thick noodle made of egg and flour (usually one egg for every 100 g of flour), wider than but similar to the tagliatelle typical of Bologna. Fettuccine Alfredo is a pasta dish made from fettuccine tossed with Parmesan cheese and butter. As the cheese melts, it emulsifies the liquids to form a smooth and rich coating on the pasta.

Skinny Fettuccine Alfredo

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While Fettuccine Alfredo — that simple, creamy, buttery pasta — is one of the world’s best comfort foods, it’s not fettuccine’s only trick. Fettuccine, which in Italian literally means “little ribbons,” tastes great with many sauces – pesto is perfect for coating the wide, flat noodles, as are tomato-based sauces. One of the noodle’s best assets is, indeed, its wide surface area, which holds onto sauce like a charm!

Fettuccine with pancetta, pine nuts and arugula sauce

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More about this stylish meal here

Fettuccine is traditionally made fresh (either at home or commercially) but dried fettuccine can also be bought in shops. It’s easier to make at home than other noodles, because you basically just need to cut dough into strips — unlike forming more difficult shapes, like cavatelli, for example.

Fettuccine with seared tomatoes, spinach and burrata

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Spice up your pasta routine by trying some recipes that have nothing to do with Alfredo. Then return to the classic, because Fettuccine Alfredo will always deserve your love. Here is our selection of different ways and recipes to get more fettuccine in your life.

Fettuccine with creamy tomato italian sausage sauce

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Recipe from Simply Recipes here

Fettuccine with peas, asparagus and pancetta

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Recipe from Annie’s Eats here

Fettuccine with basil and brie

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Recipe from All Recipes here

Fettuccine with spinach pesto

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The delicious idea from Martha Stewart here

Caramelized brussels sprouts and bacon fettuccine alfredo

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Recipe here

Roasted red pepper fettuccine with creamy feta sauce

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What a treat! Recipe here

Meyer lemon fettuccine

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Get the Fettucini al Limone recipe here

Grilled corn and tomato fettuccine

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The delicious recipe here

Creamy pea and fresh herb fettuccine

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Get this simple recipe from A Beautiful Mess here

Chicken and vegetable fettuccine in a light cream sauce

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Get this great recipe from Bev Cooks here

Creamy tomato and crab fettuccine

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Another delicious recipe by Bev cooks. Get it here

Buffalo chicken fettuccine

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Why not? Get the recipe from Foodie Crush here

Baked champagne cream sauce fettuccine with truffle oil

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This one is ah-mazing! Recipe here

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