Spinach Fettuccine Alfredo

Today I’m sharing my all-time favorite pasta sauce paired with healthy spinach noodles for an irresistibly delicious meal that will have you coming back for more! This Spinach Fettuccine Alfredo recipe is a big winner in our house, and I know you’ll want to add it to your recipe rotation too!

Spinach Fettuccine Alfredo - the BEST easy Alfredo sauce recipe! via Love Grows Wild #recipe

It has taken me some time to find the perfect alfredo recipe, and I’ve suffered through a lot of boring, bland bowls of pasta to get here.  It was a painful process to endure, but hey, someone had to do it. I finally found a recipe in Kraft Food & Family magazine a few years back, and with a few modifications  it has been my go-to sauce ever since. 
Spinach Fettuccine Alfredo - the BEST easy Alfredo sauce recipe! via Love Grows Wild #recipe
This pasta dish tastes like it came from a fancy Italian restaurant, but only takes a few minutes to prepare and tastes just as good! The sauce is made with butter and cream, which in my opinion is a delicious way to start any meal! The diet starts next week, right? 
A handful of Parmesan cheese melted into the sauce with just a touch of nutmeg added makes this the creamiest, cheesiest, most comforting pasta sauce in the world! I seriously could go on forever about how much I love this recipe, but instead I’ll just let you try it yourself and find out : ) 

Spinach Fettuccine Alfredo - the BEST easy Alfredo sauce recipe! via Love Grows Wild #recipe
This alfredo sauce is amazing with regular fettuccine noodles, but I like to switch things up once in awhile and substitute spinach or whole wheat noodles. I feel a little better eating all that delicious butter and cream sauce when there’s some healthy greens hidden in the noodles! All in moderation, right? 
Spinach Fettuccine Alfredo - the BEST easy Alfredo sauce recipe! via Love Grows Wild #recipe
Serve this dish with a salad, some garlic bread, and a nice glass of wine, and enjoy a great Italian meal at home! 
Spinach Fettuccine Alfredo
8 ounce package spinach fettuccine noodles
2 tablespoons butter
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add cream, salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Bring to boiling and reduce heat. Boil gently, stirring, for 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir Parmesan into sauce. Drain pasta and add to hot sauce. Toss to combine and serve immediately. 
Enjoy!
Tell me: What is your favorite way to eat pasta? 
Red sauce, white sauce… all of the above? I’d love to hear what you think!
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Comments

  1. I love rosa sauce or vodka sauce. I guess that means I can’t decide between red and white!

    And by the way! love the blog 🙂 i’m a new reader

    Brittany
    lavitadibella.blogspot.com

  2. I love this recipe SOOOO much Liz! Delish!

  3. My hubby loves Alfredo! I will have to make this for him!

  4. Yum! I love alfredo and like to try it with things beyond traditional fettucine! Can’t wait to try this 🙂

  5. Yum! I am always looking for new ideas! Pinned it and coming over from the 36th ave party!
    Beth @ The First Year Blog

  6. This looks delicious Liz! Perfect for dinner tonight!

  7. Creamiest, cheesiet pasta sauce in the world??? Got to try this! 🙂 I feel your pain about searching for the perfect from-scratch alfredo sauce! I’m excited to try yours ’cause I haven’t hit homemade alfredo nirvana yet! I’ve pinned this to my pasta board 🙂 Also, I’d like to invite you to come link up with me at my link party! I’d love it if you could stop by & link up some of your recipes! Here’s the link: http://anyonitanibbles.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/Tasty-Tuesdays-8-features-ad.html

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