Cook fettuccine noodles according to package directions.
Wash and trim the sprouts and slice evenly lengthwise through the root center, obtaining about 3 slices from each sprout. If sprouts are smaller, cut in half. Set aside.
In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the garlic; sauté until fragrant.
Add the bacon; cook until pink, about 3 minutes
Add the sprouts and saute until just tender, about 5 minutes.
Pour in cream and season with nutmeg, red pepper, salt and pepper.
Cook until cream is slightly thickened, approximately 2 to 3 minutes.
Stir in basil. Serve over fettuccine noodles and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.