fettuccine Alfredo

[fet-uh-chee-nee al-frey-doh; Italian fet-toot-chee-ne ahl-fre-daw]

noun Italian Cookery.

fettuccine in cream sauce with grated Parmesan cheese.

Origin of fettuccine Alfredo

First recorded in 1960–65; said to be after Alfredo all'Augusteo, a restaurant in Rome where it was first served
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