Sun-Dried Tomato Fettuccine Alfredo – Damn Delicious

Disclosure: This submit is sponsored by BarillaAs at all times, I solely companion with manufacturers that I really like and really imagine in, permitting me to create extra fast and straightforward recipes to get us by way of the week with out breaking the financial institution. All opinions expressed are my very own.

The most AMAZING cream sauce that simply melts in your mouth. Made LIGHTER, besides you’ll be able to’t even style the distinction!

Sun-Dried Tomato Fettuccine Alfredo - The most AMAZING cream sauce that just melts in your mouth. Made LIGHTER, except you can't even taste the difference!



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So, I’m type of in Italy.

It’s for work, I promise.

But clearly, I’m right here for pleasure.

Because I’m about to attend the sixth version of the Pasta World Championship in Milan and Parma on behalf of Barilla®!

Yes, there’s undoubtedly a contest for pasta making.

Clearly, as a result of, properly, YOLO.

And with 20 younger expertise cooks from all over the world, they’ll compete to win the title of Pasta World Champion.

Can you think about having that coveted title?

I’d have that displayed excessive and proud in my kitchen. On all my pans, my plates, my silverware…

As I serve myself this pasta on my Pasta World Champion engraved plate each single day for the remainder of my life.

Just just like the cooks competing this 12 months, I really like getting inventive with pasta. It permits me to actually categorical myself.

And you understand you’ll be able to by no means run out of inventive pasta concepts.

Take my sun-dried tomato obsession right here.

With it, I simply needed to create the most epic cream sauce of ALL TIME.

(Hey, guys, I’m additionally making an attempt to be the pasta champion right here too.)

But actually, I really like how this pasta dish is so versatile.

It’s made lighter utilizing 2% milk and diminished fats cream cheese, and also you even have the choice to make use of Barilla’s Whole Grain Linguine.

You gained’t be capable to style the distinction.


It’s simply lighter on the energy.

So you’re welcome for that.


I’m not that good but it surely’s additionally good to share this with family and friends collectively across the desk.

Pasta actually does assist me really feel linked to my family members once we share meals.

Because you understand everybody will likely be begging for seconds and thirds, as I secretly hoard the remainder for my lunch tomorrow.

We simply gained’t be telling that to anybody else.

Don’t overlook to comply with my adventures with Barilla on the Pasta World Championships all week on Instagram at @damn_delicious. You gained’t need to miss it!

Sun-Dried Tomato Fettuccine Alfredo

The most AMAZING cream sauce that simply melts in your mouth. Made LIGHTER, besides you’ll be able to’t even style the distinction!


  • eight ounces Barilla fettuccine pasta
  • Four tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
  • 2 boneless, skinless hen breasts
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Kosher salt and freshly floor black pepper
  • Four cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 Three/Four cups 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes
  • Three ounces diminished fats cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan
  • 2 tablespoons chopped recent parsley leaves


  1. In a big pot of boiling salted water, prepare dinner pasta in line with package deal directions; drain properly.
  2. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a big skillet over medium excessive warmth. Season hen with Italian seasoning, salt and pepper, to style. Add hen to the skillet and prepare dinner, flipping as soon as, till cooked by way of, about Three-Four minutes per aspect. Let cool earlier than slicing; put aside.
  3. Melt remaining Three tablespoons butter within the skillet. Add garlic, and prepare dinner, stirring steadily, till aromatic, about 1-2 minutes. Whisk in flour, tomato paste and basil till calmly browned, about 1 minute.
  4. Gradually whisk in milk and sun-dried tomatoes. Cook, whisking consistently, till barely thickened, about 5 minutes. Stir in cream cheese and Parmesan till clean, about 1-2 minutes. If the combination is simply too thick, add extra milk as wanted; season with salt and pepper, to style.
  5. Stir in pasta and hen, and gently toss to mix.
  6. Serve instantly, garnished with Parmesan and parsley, if desired.