Fettuccine with Three Cheeses

Fettuccine with Three Cheeses

«Pasta ai 3 formaggi», one more Italian classic which pleases the eye with its striking green and white colours, as well as the palate. The green colour of the pasta is obtained by adding spinach in the pasta dough.

2 servings
Preparation 5 min
Cooking 10 min

420 calories per serving 


170 g green fettuccine (fresh)    
1/3 cup ricotta cheese   65 g
45 g Gorgonzola cheese, or Cambozola    
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated   14 g
3 tbsp cream 15%   45 mL
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    

Before you start

Keep the serving plates in the oven at the lowest setting so they are warm when you serve.

Put a colander in the sink to drain the cooked pasta so that it will be ready when needed.


  1. Cook the fresh pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water, exactly as you would do for dried pasta. The cooking time is written on the package: the pasta is ready when just tender but still firm to the bite (al dente).
  2. Meanwhile, in a large pasta bowl, combine the 3 cheeses: ricotta, gorgonzola, and grated parmesan. Warm them up in a microwave oven then add the cream.
  3. Pour the drained pasta into the bowl, mix well and adjust the seasoning. Serve in the warmed dishes.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (270g)


% DV*

* DV = Daily Value




16 g

24 %

Saturated 9 g
+ Trans 0 g

47 %


105 mg


490 mg

20 %


49 g

16 %


2 g

10 %


0 g


21 g

Vitamin A

15 %

Vitamin C

0 %


30 %


15 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: 0 serving
Grain Products: servings
Milk and Alternatives: 1 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Free :
Source of :
Copper, Fibre, Pantothenic Acid, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E
Good source of :
Iron, Magnesium, Selenium
Excellent source of :
Calcium, Folacin, Manganese, Niacin, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Zinc
Diet-related health claims :

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This recipe is in the following categories: Cheese | Pasta | Main courses/Entrées | Bone-healthy | Halal | High Calcium | High Iron | Kosher | Vegetarian | Italian

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