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Alfredo Sauce

This homemade Alfredo Sauce is rich, creamy, and incredibly easy to make from scratch. Perfect for pasta, pizzas and more!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 8
Calories: 281kcal


  • 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.


  1. Recipe yields 2 cups.
  2. Nutritional information is based per 1/4 cup.
  3. Store your homemade alfredo sauce in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days, or freeze for up to a month.
  4. 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