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Creamy Fettuccine

This recipe has been a family favorite for years. It's special enough for holiday celebrations but simple enough for weeknight meals.—Cheryl Ross, Grand Forks, British Columbia
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 package (8 ounces) fettuccine
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup butter, divided
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 3/4 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese


  • Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a skillet, saute onion and garlic in 2 tablespoons butter until tender.
  • Add the cream cheese, cream and remaining butter; cook and stir until cheese is melted. Add tomatoes, peas, parsley, salt and pepper. Cook for 8-10 minutes or until heated through. Drain fettuccine; top with cream sauce and Parmesan cheese.

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