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Denoting a sauce for pasta incorporating butter, cream, garlic, and Parmesan cheese.postpositive ‘fettuccine Alfredo’
- ‘It seems crazy to refer to Buffalo wings, steak swimming in Alfredo sauce, and bunless double cheeseburgers as ‘diet food.’’
- ‘That's what we called Fettuccine Alfredo in our 1994 study of Italian restaurants.’
- ‘Then, of course, there are the ones rushing to your rescue with a bowl of spaghetti Alfredo.’
- ‘Barilla's other tip: Try a white cream sauce like Alfredo on your fatty pasta.’
- ‘You'll use the technique for making this sauce over and over, for everything from mac 'n' cheese to Alfredo sauce.’
Named after Alfredo di Lelio, the Italian chef and restaurateur who invented the sauce.
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