Fettuccine with Garlic Herb Butter Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Fettuccine with Garlic Herb Butter Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Fettuccine with Garlic Herb Butter

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"This is wonderful! Try as much or as little of the fresh herbs to suit your tastes. Serve with freshly grated Parmesan cheese and some warm bread, if desired."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    20 mins


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan over medium heat, melt 1 teaspoon butter. Add garlic and cook for 30 to 60 seconds or until garlic begins to turn golden.
  3. In a small bowl, combine parsley, basil, marjoram, thyme, 1 tablespoon butter, salt and ground black pepper with cooked garlic; mix well. Toss with pasta and serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 06, 2006

This was delish. Being a meat eater myself, though, I added chicken to the recipe. I cooked the tenderloins for 15 minutes at 350, and then pulled it out of the oven and finished it in a saute pan with the herb butter. Served it also with a basic green salad. Was total yum.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 04, 2002

This recipe was ok.

Jan 30, 2006

After adding prochuitto, extra butter & a little olive oil to the sauce, then grilled chicken breast tossed into pasta, and garlic bread as a side.... this meal was awesome... no one believed I actually made such a dish. It was 5 star quality. I loved it.

Feb 11, 2003

This was a hit! I had to substitute dried herbs for the fresh, doubled the garlic, as my husband & I are huge garlic fans, & it still turned out great. I served this as a side dish with Lemon Pork Picatta & it proved to be a wonderful compliment.

Oct 24, 2011

While this dish is neither particularly creative nor extraordinary, it is a good, solid performer as a side dish. It's a shame a submitter can't list measurements of ingredients, like butter or herbs, "to taste" rather than precisely measured amounts. I measured nothing, just mixing the pasta all up with the butter, fresh basil, parsley, oregano and thyme, as it suited me. I used a rainbow angel hair pasta. For those complaining this is dry, first, you must save some of your pasta cooking water and add it accordingly to moisten your pasta! Second, a little extra butter never hurts.

Oct 27, 2002

it's a great, quick sauce for pasta, but you do need the right meat to serve with it, and a little less garlic.

Feb 16, 2006

Good, but halved the thyme as it's so strong. Very good flavor and so easy to make. We will be having this again.

Aug 11, 2012

I made this at my home, and it was well enjoyed! However, the herb didn't cover the pasta so well, and so I ended up adding come olive oil to the butter and herb mixture to make it easier to coat. The taste was great though, and I know I'll be making it again!


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  • Calories
  • 189 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 31.4 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 4.9 g
  • 8%
  • Fiber
  • 1.6 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 5.8 g
  • 12%
  • Sodium
  • 103 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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