fettuccine Alfredo


fettuccine Al·​fre·​do -(ˌ)al-ˈfrā-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce fettuccine Alfredo (audio)
variants or fettuccini Alfredo or fettucine Alfredo or fettucini Alfredo or less commonly fettuccine all'Alfredo
: a dish consisting of fettuccine with butter, Parmesan cheese, cream, and seasonings

Examples of fettuccine Alfredo in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The meal includes family-size fettuccine Alfredo, spaghetti, a 14″ pepperoni or cheese pizza, and a half gallon of lemonade or tea. Katie Bowlby, Country Living, 1 Sep. 2023 Not when the menu includes that ravioli, eggplant parmigiana, lasagna, fettuccine Alfredo, homemade pizza, or her signature chicken Marsala. Irv Erdos, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Apr. 2023 The generous feast serves 4-5 and includes mini meatballs with marinara sauce, salad, lasagna, fettuccine Alfredo, chicken piccata, two slices of New York-style cheesecake, two pieces of Gigi's butter cake, and bread. Katie Bowlby, Country Living, 15 Apr. 2022 For a take-out option, pickup their Feast for Five that includes a choice of spaghetti Bolognese, chicken fettuccine Alfredo, sausage rigatoni, or pasta Milano with Caesar salad and bread ($30). Katie Bowlby, Country Living, 15 Apr. 2022 Instead, try one-pan orzo with spinach and feta, fettuccine Alfredo swirled with chile crisp or a cheesy baked pasta that’s excellent for a crowd. Lauren Jackson, New York Times, 20 Nov. 2022 Our traditional creamy fettuccine Alfredo recipe blends Parmesan cheese, whipping cream, and butter for the ultimate indulgent bite. Bhg Test Kitchen, Better Homes & Gardens, 9 Nov. 2022 As a bonus, her adventure led her to the restaurant credited with inventing fettuccine Alfredo. Diane Bellcolumnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 May 2022 The Family Bundle includes a large pan of lasagna, salad, and breadsticks, or choose a family-size pans of fettuccine Alfredo, chicken Parmigiana, and more. Katie Bowlby, Country Living, 15 Apr. 2022 See More

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Word History


from Alfredo all'Augusteo, restaurant in Rome where it originated

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fettuccine Alfredo was in 1961

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“Fettuccine Alfredo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fettuccine%20Alfredo. Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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