Creamy Shrimp Fettuccine Pasta With Homemade Alfredo Sauce

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4


For the Alfredo Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg (optional)

For the Shrimp:

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

For the Pasta:

  • 8 oz fettuccine pasta
  • Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, for serving


Making the Alfredo Sauce:

  1. Melt Butter: In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter.
  2. Sauté Garlic: Add minced garlic to the melted butter and sauté until fragrant, but not browned.
  3. Add Cream: Pour in the heavy cream, stirring constantly. Bring the mixture to a gentle simmer.
  4. Incorporate Parmesan Cheese: Gradually add the grated Parmesan cheese to the sauce, stirring continuously until the cheese is completely melted and the sauce is smooth.
  5. Season: Season the Alfredo sauce with salt, black pepper, and nutmeg (if using). Adjust seasoning to taste. Keep warm on low heat while preparing the shrimp and pasta.

Cooking the Shrimp:

  1. Prepare Shrimp: In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add minced garlic and sauté until fragrant.
  2. Cook Shrimp: Add the peeled and deveined shrimp to the skillet. Season with dried oregano, dried basil, salt, and black pepper. Cook for 2-3 minutes per side or until the shrimp turns pink and opaque.
  3. Finish with Lemon Juice: Squeeze lemon juice over the cooked shrimp and toss to coat. Remove from heat.

Cooking the Pasta:

  1. Cook Fettuccine: Cook the fettuccine pasta according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and return to the pot.
  2. Combine with Alfredo Sauce: Pour the prepared Alfredo sauce over the cooked fettuccine pasta and toss until well coated.


  1. Assemble Dish: Serve the creamy shrimp over the Alfredo-coated fettuccine pasta. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley and additional grated Parmesan cheese.
  2. Serve Hot: Serve immediately while the dish is hot and the flavors are vibrant.


Indulge in the rich and creamy goodness of this homemade Creamy Shrimp Fettuccine Pasta with Alfredo Sauce. It’s a delightful dish perfect for a special dinner or a comforting meal any day.

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