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Old 02-18-2008, 11:27 AM   #1
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ISO pasta for chicken alfredo

Hi, For dinner tonight I am going to cook chicken alfredo for the first time. I have several types of pasta on hand but I don't know which would be the best to use. Any suggestions?
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Old 02-18-2008, 11:35 AM   #2
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Fettucini is usually the pasta to use for chicken alfredo.
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Old 02-18-2008, 11:35 AM   #3
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I'm a fan of linguini for alfredo. It's not too small, not too big, just right!
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Old 02-18-2008, 11:55 AM   #4
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Whatever you have on hand will serve in a pinch but I vote for long thin pasta such as fettucine, linguine, spaghetti...
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I like penne with my Alfredo. Then you get sauce inside the tubes too.
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I was just waiting a bit for confirmation - but I knew everyone would have a different favorite.

I'd say that I would use most anything, including tortellini. Angel hair would work but it wouldn't be my first choice.
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Old 02-18-2008, 12:41 PM   #7
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Hi, For dinner tonight I am going to cook chicken alfredo for the first time. I have several types of pasta on hand but I don't know which would be the best to use. Any suggestions?
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Hi Summer. For a thicker sauce like alfredo, I would use a thicker noodle, i.e. fettucinne or linguine (already mentioned). Ziti or penne would be my next choice.
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Old 02-18-2008, 06:34 PM   #8
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I haven't had too much luck with spaghetti noodles or angel hair either, but that is just me ;)
I like the suggestions of Penne and Tortellini...
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Old 02-18-2008, 07:05 PM   #9
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I pretty much use Radiatore for everything. As a second choice I would say Penne.
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Old 02-19-2008, 05:40 AM   #10
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For alfredo, I'd do fettucini or in a pinch linguini. But, in fact, if it tastes good to you, go for it! Angel hair is one of my favorite pastas, but I wouldn't pair it with a cream sauce.
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