Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe

Fettuccine Alfredo is a pasta dish similar to that of pasta alla carbonara and traditionally made from fettuccine pasta, tossed with parmesan cheese, and butter. Since its debut in the US, several variations were made that almost deviated from the original recipe. Eggs, flour, olive oil, and asiago cheese were sometimes added for a twist in flavor and a much richer texture.

This particular recipe is inspired by Olive Garden’s special Alfredo sauce. You might notice that there is no butter involved in this recipe but the texture and taste is really rich and flavorful. I also added some bacon bits to push this up to the next level.

Try this Fettuccine Alfredo recipe. Send me your feedback.

Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe

Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe


  • 1 lb fettuccine, cooked according to package instructions
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup Romano cheese, shredded
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 4 pieces fried bacon, crumbled (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Watch the cooking video:

Cooking Procedure

  1. Cook the fettuccine according to package instructions
  2. Heat a saucepan or cooking pot and pour-in the milk then bring to a boil
  3. Add the heavy whipping cream and stir then let boil.
  4. Adjust the heat to the lowest possible then add the Parmesan and Romano cheeses. Stir continuously until cheese melts and the texture of the mixture becomes fine.
  5. Whisk the egg yolks in a mixing bowl then add about 5 tablespoons of the milk-cheese mixture. Continue whisking until everything is well distributed.
  6. Add the egg yolk mixture in the saucepan/cooking pot and stir until the texture becomes thick.
  7. Add the cooked fettuccine and toss until the noodles are well covered with sauce.
  8. Add the crumbled fried bacon, salt, and pepper and mix with the other ingredients.
  9. Transfer to a serving plate then serve. Share and enjoy!

Number of servings (yield): 4

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  1. Hello! Can I use quickmelt cheese or cheddar cheese as a substitute? ‘Coz I’ve got loads of quickmelt cheese in my fridge and I need to use it before it expires..Thank you..

  2. Jane Young says:

    You are the best Vanjo!!! Thanks for sharing your knowledge in cooking. I am craving for Seafood Fettuccini Alfredo @ this tm like the one they served in Olive Garden Restaurant & I reget that I bought a “ready made (Bertolli) alfredo sauce” in the jar earlier as I do not like a “ready made” stuff if I can have it done in traditional way and I thought you only cook Pinoy foods but I went to check your website and there it is….I pinched myself for not thinking about it. And now, I’m in the know. I appreciate it :)

  3. kathleen says:

    where can i buy heavy whippinh cream? :(((( i cant find it anywhere </3

  4. Sir,

    Asking the same question.

    Can I use All Purpose Cream and Cheddar Cheese as a substitute?

    I’m planning to cook for my husband this weekend since it’s his favorite pasta.


  5. Lourdes says:

    Hi! I’ve been getting some nice recipes from your web. They’re all very yummy! My family loves it, especially the cassava cake, bistek tagalog, etc! I have requested this before and I hope you’re going to feature it in the near future. May I request for a “simple-to-understand” sans rival recipe? I found one in a different web but it’s not very clear…
    Thanks a lot and more power!

  6. Is there a substitute for the romano cheese?

  7. Sheena says:

    if its okay to use nestle all purpose cream and regular cheddar cheese for substitute? thanks!

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