Easy Steak Alfredo Pasta Recipe

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There’s no creamier pasta than the Alfredo. Thick, cheesy and palate-coating, the classic dish is amongst the most popular in the world for the category.

Still, classics are meant to be reinvented, and we’re doing so by adding a pound of steak to our creamy Alfredo sauce. How does that sound? Well, it’s even better!

The Fettuccine Alfredo goes back to Rome in the 1890s, and it has changed little through time. And although we’re adding some red meat to the dairy-based pasta, we’re still respecting its creamy personality. Of course, such a famous recipe deserves our respect, right?

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What goes into a steak Alfredo pasta?

To make this specialty, you’ll need fettuccine. You’ll also need a steak. I recommend getting a nice, fatty cut, like a Ribeye and cut it into cubes. Fat equals flavor; remember that.

For the classic sauce, we’ll use heavy cream, butter, Parmesan cheese, salt pepper and just a pinch of nutmeg. It makes all the difference!

And did I mention this recipe is super easy to make? The most time-consuming part is searing the steak, but even taking this step into account, if you have all your ingredients in hand, dinner is ready in less than half an hour. That’s what we call quick and easy.

Here’s a tip. Boil the pasta while you cook the sauce. If it’s ‘al dente’ before the Alfredo sauce is ready, drain it, rinse it in cold water and drizzle it with olive oil, that way, it won’t stick. 

Incorporate it with the sauce when everything is ready. You’ll have some fun with this recipe; that’s guaranteed.

How to Make It

  • Prep Time5 min
  • Cook Time20 min
  • Total Time25 min
  • Serving Size4
  • Energy1,010 cal

Ingredients

Directions

1

In a pot, boil a quarter of saltwater and add the pasta. Cook until al dente, drain, drizzle with olive oil and set aside.

2

In a large skillet, drizzle olive oil, heat and sear the steak until brown on all sides. Work in batches to avoid overcrowding the pan. Set aside.

3

Pour the cream into the skillet, tip in the nutmeg and cook over medium flame until steamy, not boiling. Melt in the butter while stirring.

4

Incorporate the cheese while stirring until melted, and the sauce is creamy.

5

Combine the meat and the Alfredo sauce. Taste, adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper.

6

Toss the pasta with the steak Alfredo sauce and serve. Offer some extra Parmesan!

  • Nutrition Facts

  • Serving Size4
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories1,010
  • % Daily Value*Standard DV
  • Total Fat55.4 g78 g71.03%
  • Saturated Fat28.8 g20 g144%
  • Cholesterol307 mg300 mg102.33%
  • Sodium805 mg2300 mg35%
  • Total Carbohydrate64.1 g275 g23.31%
  • Dietary Fiber0.1 g28 g0.36%
  • Total Sugars0.1 g
  • Protein63.7 g50 g127.4%
  • Calcium299 mg1300 mg23%
  • Iron8 mg18 mg44.44%
  • Potassium612 mg4700 mg13.02%

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