Easy Fettuccine Pasta with Bacon, Peas and Cream Cheese Alfredo Sauce

 bacon cream cheese alfredo sauce recipe

There is no possible way to claim that this cream cheese Alfredo sauce is remotely good for you. 

But hey, it’s got peas!

More importantly, it’s packed with crispy, delicious bacon and even better — the cream cheese sauce that hugs the fettuccine noodles is rich and thick and hearty and so indulgent!

I made this easy pasta dish for supper last night and we really enjoyed it — even Chris’s brother-in-law liked the sauce. He had helped Chris go flatbed our truck home from 30 miles away and they arrived back just as I was putting supper on the table.

Thank goodness for family!

This is the second time in a week that Chris’s work truck has broke down on the way home form the job site. The first time, it was the motor and he had to buy a new one and pay to have someone put it in since we don’t have a garage here. Now, there’s a broken flywheel thingy-ma-jig which will be a pain to replace.

Our week has been eventful to say the least, so a big bowl of pasta with cream cheese Alfredo sauce was just  the ticket for a comforting family meal.

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Easy Bacon Cream Cheese Fettuccine Alfredo
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Try this indulgent cream cheese Alfredo sauce that is packed with delicious with crispy bacon and frozen peas for a hearty satisfying meal.
Recipe type: Main
Serves: 8
  • 8oz Philadelphia Neufchatel Cream cheese
  • 1 stick butter (1/2 cup)
  • 2 cups milk
  • 6 oz Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1½ - 2 tsp garlic powder
  • fresh ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 lb bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
  • 1 cup frozen green peas
  • 16 oz Fettuccine noodles
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
  1. Cook noodles al dente, according to package instructions. Add peas to boiling pasta during the last minute of cook time. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in dutch oven, melt butter over med-high heat. Add softened cream cheese and whisk until smooth.
  3. Slowly add milk, while continuing to whisk until lumps are gone. Add Parmesan, garlic powder and pepper. Stir until sauce is desired consistency.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Add hot noodles, peas ½ the parsley and bacon to cream cheese mixture. Toss until noodles are evenly coated.
  6. Pour into serving bowl and garnish top with remaining parsley.
• If sauce is too thick, stir in a bit more milk before adding noodles.
• The recipe can be halved for a family of 4, we had a ton of leftovers!
• Adapted from Kraft.

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  1. 1

    Sounds delicious, I’m a huge alfredo fan. And bacon too? Yum! I’d have to omit the peas though or my husband and son wouldn’t even try it.

  2. 3

    This looks delicious! I love that you added peas, my kids would adore this!

  3. 4

    No way this wouldn’t be a hit in my house. Pinning it!

    • 5

      I need to add to the post that this was AMAZING the next day as leftovers! We just added a splash of milk and reheated in the microwave — it was almost better than the first day! I hope you like it if you try it!

  4. 6

    Oh man, can I come to your house for dinner the next time you make this?

  5. 7

    This looks YUMMY! A friend of mine gave me an unbelievable amount of pasta because her and her family are no longer going to eat pasta (I’m talking about 20 boxes or more :) So this is just the recipe I needed. Sorry about the truck problems. Hope everything gets better soon.

  6. 8

    MMM I’m a huge alfredo fan and love adding peas to mine. This looks so good and simple

  7. 9

    This is one of my all-time favorite dishes, but I never make it b/c it seems so hard (so many restaurants manage to mess it up). But this actually sounds doable. I think you have inspired me.

  8. 10
    Kim Henrichs says

    This is definitely going into my fall rotation. I would have never thought to put cream cheese. So hungry now! :)

  9. 11

    You had me at bacon…no seriously, you did LOL!

  10. 12
    Kristen Bourdet says

    This is such a good recipe. I have made it multiple times and the family loves it. I will switch the pasta up sometimes with spinach fettuccine or Barilla Veggie Penne (this is the best!). Thank you for your yummy recipe :)


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