Alfredo Sauce

This is a super simple and delicious recipe.  I enjoy over pasta or as a pizza sauce.  It takes no time to make.  You will have dinner on the table under an hour!!

Alfredo Sauce

October 043


4 Tablespoons butter
1 garlic clove, minced
2 cups heavy cream
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese (I use Romano, Parmigiana Reggiano, Grana Padano – whatever I have on hand)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper (white pepper if you have it – I don’t)
1 Tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped (if I have it I use it)


**Make you pasta (linguine, shells, whatever you like) while you are preparing the sauce.  It is best to have the pasta ready when the sauce is done.**

1.  Melt butter in medium saucepan over medium/low heat
2.  Add the garlic, cream and pepper. Bring mixture to a simmer.
3.  Stir often – 4-5 minutes.  It will cook down and get thicker.
4.  Add the Parmesan cheese and simmer sauce for 3-5 minutes or until thickened and smooth.
5.  Pour the sauce over pasta and serve.

Have any leftover sauce?  Why not make a chicken alfredo pizza?

One thought on “Alfredo Sauce

  1. Oh, to live in dairy country. Cow products are crazy high in this neck of the woods. I’ll NEVER give up my cheese, though!

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