Easy, Decadent Fettuccini

Main Course

Recipe courtesy of Jyl Benson, Louisiana Kitchen & Culture

Serves 4

  • 1 lb high quality dried or fresh pasta
  • 1/2 cup toasted, coarsely chopped macadamia nuts
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) softened salted butter
  • 2 tablespoons black or white truffle oil
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese for shaving

Note: Fast and impressive. Acquire truffle oil from gourmet or import food stores. Serve this rich dish with a simple green salad for dinner.


Easy, Decadent Fettuccini With Macadamia

Easy, Decadent Fettuccini

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Cook pasta al dente following package directions. Retain 1/2 cup cooking liquid. Drain pasta.

Add pasta to a large serving bowl or original cooking pot. Add butter and toss thoroughly. Add enough cooking water to create a creamy consistency. Add macadamia nuts and truffle oil. Toss thoroughly.
Serve with large shards of Parmigiano-Reggiano on top.

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