This homemade Alfredo Sauce is rich, creamy, and incredibly easy to make from scratch. Perfect for pasta, pizzas and more!
- 4 tbsp butter unsalted
- 3 cloves garlic minced
- 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
- 1 1/2 cups Parmesan cheese freshly grated
- 1/4 tsp salt or to taste
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg
- 1/4 tsp pepper
Melt Butter: Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium low heat.
Combine Ingredients: Add cream and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the add garlic and parmesan cheese and whisk quickly, heating through. Stir in the salt, nutmeg and pepper.
Thicken: Cook for 3 to 4 minutes until the sauce thickens, it should coat the back of a spoon. Taste for seasoning and adjust as necessary.
Serve or Store: Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the fridge.
- Recipe yields 2 cups.
- Nutritional information is based per 1/4 cup.
- Store your homemade alfredo sauce in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days, or freeze for up to a month.
- Add a splash of milk to refrigerated sauce and reheat over low heat on stovetop.
Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 441mg | Potassium: 55mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 980IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 255mg | Iron: 1mg