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17 Easy Fettuccine Recipes You Can Make On A Weeknight

Fettuccine for dinner is never a bad idea.

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1. Shrimp Fajita Fettuccine

Here's the recipe:Serves 3-4INGREDIENTS2 tablespoons olive oil1 pound shrimp, peeled and de-veined3 bell peppers, sliced1 onion, sliced1 tablespoon cumin1 tablespoon chili powder2 teaspoons salt12 ounces cooked fettucine1 cup pepper jack cheese, shreddedPREPARATIONHeat oil in a pot over high heat.Cook the shrimp until pink, then remove from pan. Next add onions, peppers, cumin, chili powder, cooking until peppers and onions start to soften slightly.Add the fettuccine, pepper jack, and shrimp, stirring until evenly combined and cheese is melted.Serve!
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Here's the recipe:

Serves 3-4

INGREDIENTS

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 pound shrimp, peeled and de-veined

3 bell peppers, sliced

1 onion, sliced

1 tablespoon cumin

1 tablespoon chili powder

2 teaspoons salt

12 ounces cooked fettucine

1 cup pepper jack cheese, shredded

PREPARATION

Heat oil in a pot over high heat.

Cook the shrimp until pink, then remove from pan.

Next add onions, peppers, cumin, chili powder, cooking until peppers and onions start to soften slightly.

Add the fettuccine, pepper jack, and shrimp, stirring until evenly combined and cheese is melted.

Serve!

2. Brown Butter Cauliflower Fettuccine

Brown butter lends a nutty, rich edge to roasted cauliflower in this dish. Also, it can be ready in 30 minutes. Get the recipe here.
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Brown butter lends a nutty, rich edge to roasted cauliflower in this dish. Also, it can be ready in 30 minutes. Get the recipe here.

3. Slow-Cooker Italian Beef Bolognese Fettuccine

Bolognese doesn't have to be restricted to spaghetti. Get the recipe here.
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Bolognese doesn't have to be restricted to spaghetti. Get the recipe here.

4. Fettuccine With Tomato Cream Sauce

Who doesn't love pink sauce? Get the recipe here.
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Who doesn't love pink sauce? Get the recipe here.

5. Easy 20-Minute Lighter Fettuccine Alfredo

Rather than the traditional cream, cashew milk is used in this dish. Get the recipe here.
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Rather than the traditional cream, cashew milk is used in this dish. Get the recipe here.

6. Creamy Mushroom Chicken Fettuccine

Here's the recipe: Serves 3-4INGREDIENTS3 tablespoons olive oil2 chicken breasts, sliced thinly into strips1 onion, sliced 2 cups mushrooms, sliced2 cloves garlic, minced2 teaspoons salt2 teaspoons pepper2 cups heavy cream¼ cup parsley, chopped12 ounces cooked fettucinePREPARATIONHeat oil in a pot over high heat.Add the chicken and let it brown in the pan, cooking until no pink is showing.Add the mushrooms, onions, garlic, salt, and pepper, cooking until mushrooms are slightly browned and onions are translucent and soft.Add the heavy cream and parsley, stirring until evenly mixed.Add the fettuccine and stir until the pasta is evenly coated.Serve!
Alvin Zhou / BuzzFeed

Here's the recipe:

Serves 3-4

INGREDIENTS

3 tablespoons olive oil

2 chicken breasts, sliced thinly into strips

1 onion, sliced

2 cups mushrooms, sliced

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 teaspoons salt

2 teaspoons pepper

2 cups heavy cream

¼ cup parsley, chopped

12 ounces cooked fettucine

PREPARATION

Heat oil in a pot over high heat.

Add the chicken and let it brown in the pan, cooking until no pink is showing.

Add the mushrooms, onions, garlic, salt, and pepper, cooking until mushrooms are slightly browned and onions are translucent and soft.

Add the heavy cream and parsley, stirring until evenly mixed.

Add the fettuccine and stir until the pasta is evenly coated.

Serve!

7. One Pot Creamy Fettuccine With Spicy Sausage

A total one pot wonder. Get the recipe here.
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A total one pot wonder. Get the recipe here.

8. Fettuccine and Smoked Salmon In Vodka Sauce

Adding a little vodka helps bring out the flavors of dill and smoked salmon in this sauce. Get the recipe here.
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Adding a little vodka helps bring out the flavors of dill and smoked salmon in this sauce. Get the recipe here.

9. Fettuccine Carbonara With Green Beans

An easy way to sneak some veggies into this classic pasta. Get the recipe here.
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An easy way to sneak some veggies into this classic pasta. Get the recipe here.

10. Fettuccine With Porcini

When there's a rhyme, you know it's gonna be good. Get the recipe here.
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When there's a rhyme, you know it's gonna be good. Get the recipe here.

11. Tomato Broccoli Pesto Fettuccine

Here's the recipe:Serves 3-4INGREDIENTS2 cups broccoli1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved1 cup pesto12 ounces cooked fettucine½ cup parmesan, grated2 teaspoons salt2 teaspoons pepperPREPARATIONIn a pot over high heat, cook the broccoli for about 2-3 minutes.Add the tomatoes and pesto, cooking until tomatoes are softening.Add the fettuccine, parmesan, salt, and pepper, stirring until evenly combined.Serve!
Alvin Zhou / BuzzFeed

Here's the recipe:

Serves 3-4

INGREDIENTS

2 cups broccoli

1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

1 cup pesto

12 ounces cooked fettucine

½ cup parmesan, grated

2 teaspoons salt

2 teaspoons pepper

PREPARATION
In a pot over high heat, cook the broccoli for about 2-3 minutes.

Add the tomatoes and pesto, cooking until tomatoes are softening.

Add the fettuccine, parmesan, salt, and pepper, stirring until evenly combined.

Serve!

12. Garlic Butter Fettuccine With Chicken and Zucchini

Creamy, buttery, garlicky. Get the recipe here.
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Creamy, buttery, garlicky. Get the recipe here.

13. Lightened-Up Sun-Dried Tomato Fettuccine Alfredo

This recipe replaces the usual cream with chicken broth, milk, and a little cornstarch. Get the recipe here.
Carls Bad Cravings / Via carlsbadcravings.com

This recipe replaces the usual cream with chicken broth, milk, and a little cornstarch. Get the recipe here.

14. Shrimp, Tomato, and Spinach Pasta In Garlic Butter Sauce

This dish is a little spicy, seasoned with paprika and crushed red pepper. Get the recipe here.
Julia's Album / Via juliasalbum.com

This dish is a little spicy, seasoned with paprika and crushed red pepper. Get the recipe here.

15. Creamy Vegan Mushroom Fettuccine

This dish includes traditional pasta components like mushrooms and white wine... but also cashews, blended with veggie stock to make a sauce. Get the recipe here.
Hot For Food / Via hotforfoodblog.com

This dish includes traditional pasta components like mushrooms and white wine... but also cashews, blended with veggie stock to make a sauce. Get the recipe here.

16. Chicken Fettuccine Bake

This recipe is the best of both (pasta) words - creamy, with a burnished cheesy crust. Get the recipe here.
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This recipe is the best of both (pasta) words - creamy, with a burnished cheesy crust. Get the recipe here.

17. Chicken Bacon Florentine Fettuccine

Here's the recipe:Serves: 3-4INGREDIENTS2 tablespoons olive oil2 chicken breasts, sliced thinly into strips5 ounces spinach1 cup tomatoes, diced8 strips bacon, cooked and finely chopped2 teaspoons salt2 teaspoons pepper2 cups milk12 ounces cooked fettucine1 cup parmesan, shreddedPREPARATIONHeat the oil in a pot over high heat.Cook the chicken and let it brown until until no pink is showing.Add the spinach, tomatoes, bacon, salt, and pepper, stirring until spinach is wilted.Pour in the milk and bring to a boil.Add the fettuccine, stirring until milk has reduced enough that it coats the pasta.Sprinkle in the parmesan, mixing until the cheese is melted.Serve!
Alvin Zhou / BuzzFeed

Here's the recipe:

Serves: 3-4

INGREDIENTS

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 chicken breasts, sliced thinly into strips

5 ounces spinach

1 cup tomatoes, diced

8 strips bacon, cooked and finely chopped

2 teaspoons salt

2 teaspoons pepper

2 cups milk

12 ounces cooked fettucine

1 cup parmesan, shredded

PREPARATION

Heat the oil in a pot over high heat.

Cook the chicken and let it brown until until no pink is showing.

Add the spinach, tomatoes, bacon, salt, and pepper, stirring until spinach is wilted.

Pour in the milk and bring to a boil.

Add the fettuccine, stirring until milk has reduced enough that it coats the pasta.

Sprinkle in the parmesan, mixing until the cheese is melted.

Serve!