Homemade Fettuccine with Truffle Butter

Here's a delicious recipe when you'd like to serve something special to your family. Wonderful served as the second course (Primi) in a traditional Italian meal.

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1/2 cup heavy cream
1/3 cup black truffle butter (see recipe below)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Prepare Fettuccine as directed in a pot of boiling water with 1 tablespoon kosher salt. Meanwhile, heat the cream in a large skillet over medium heat and stir until it simmers. Lower heat to a simmer and stir in the truffle butter and season with salt and pepper. Drain the pasta and add to the truffle cream. Stir in Parmesan and drizzle olive oil over the top. Serve hot in bowls and garnish with more Parmesan. Serves 4.

Truffle Butter:
1/3 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 teaspoons truffle pate (purchase here)
3/4 teaspoon minced garlic
Freshly ground black pepper

In a small bowl, combine butter, truffle pate, garlic. Season with black pepper. Spread on crackers or serve with pasta. 
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