Fettuccine Alfredo made with cream is classic American comfort food. This version is plenty rich enough to honor tradition. It’s also balanced with extra garlic, bright lemon juice, lean protein and a generous dose of fresh spinach. All that, and it’s ready in 20 minutes.
Yesterday morning before Celia left for school, I asked if she might want something special for dinner. She said, “Chicken. And pasta.” I mean, good call, kid. All day I let my brain background-process that set of requirements, and apparently it took me to 1986, when I was 10 and growing like a weed and only ever wanted Fettuccine Alfredo. (more…)