Fettuccine Alfredo is named after an Italian pasta dish which is tossed with parmesan cheese and butter. As the dairy product touches, it emulsifies the fluids to type a sleek and wealthy covering on the pasta. In US special treats, it is sometimes combined with other ingredients such as green spinach, parsley, cream, legumes, shrimp, or foods, or all of the above.
One plate of Fettuccine Alfredo contain near about 65g of pasta mixed with many extra fragments of foods. The calories amount may changes with respect to the ingredients used to produce the dish. Normally 65gm of Fettuccine Alfredo contains 3.5 g of fat out of which 1.5g is saturated. This 3.5g FAT added 13% of energy into the total 240 calories. 5mg of Cholesterol added 5 calories of energy which is exactly 2% of the total energy .The small amount of cholesterol makes this dish perfect for every kind of people. 570 mg of sodium added 24% of energy into the total energy index of the Fettuccini Alfredo. Out of 65.5 g, Fettuccini Alfredo contains 41g carbohydrates which added 30% of the total energy index. Most of the carbohydrates come from Dietary fiber and sugar. 4 g of Dietary Fiber is capable of producing 14% of the total energy.
Another major ingredient of Fettuccini Alfredo is protein that mainly comes from the vitamin and calcium of vegetables that are added to the dish to provide a grainy look. 65.5g of Fettuccini Alfredo contain 12g of protein which increase the energy index by more than 50%. 10% of energy comes from the added parsley and other vegetables which are capable of producing calcium, vitamin and iron. There are many modifications to the main Fettuccine Alfredo which are used to decrease the production cost. The calorie count also varies with the various recipes of Fettuccine Alfredo, like those of the plain version with melted butter, the creamy version with added cream, and finally the cheesy version tossed in cheese.