“National Fettuccine Alfredo Day is a celebration dedicated to one of the most indulgent and iconic pasta dishes – Fettuccine Alfredo. Observed on February 7th each year, this day pays homage to the rich and creamy Italian American classic that has delighted taste buds for generations.
Fettuccine Alfredo is a pasta dish that originated in Rome, Italy, created by Alfredo di Lelio. The dish is simple yet luxurious, featuring fettuccine noodles bathed in a velvety sauce made from butter, heavy cream, and parmesan cheese. What sets Fettuccine Alfredo apart is its luscious texture and the perfect balance of flavors. The alfredo sauce coats the pasta generously, creating a decadent combination that leaves a lasting impression.
To celebrate National Fettuccine Alfredo Day, just like many chefs put their unique spin on the classic recipe by adding ingredients like garlic, nutmeg, or different types of cheese to elevate the flavor profile, we have developed this recipe to include a healthy twist, adding zucchini, squash, and roasted red peppers.
Whether you’re a fan of traditional recipes or enjoy experimenting with variations, National Fettuccine Alfredo Day provides the perfect excuse to indulge in this creamy pasta delight. So, on February 7th, treat yourself to a plate of Fettuccine Alfredo and savor the timeless flavors that have made this dish a beloved culinary classic.
With many thanks to the support of Cura’s Corporate Culinary Director John Cramutola (CDM, CFPP), this recipe can be found in Cura’s current Winter menu offerings…along with many other incredible options!