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Alfredo Sauce with fettuccine pasta
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Alfredo Sauce Recipe

This Alfredo Sauce Recipe is so fast and easy! Made from a little bit of butter, minced garlic, cream, parmesan cheese and seasonings, it couldn't be more simple! Don't love the heavy cream? I have a slimmed down version for you down below!
Course Pasta, Sauce, Spreads and Dips
Prep Time 15 minutes
Author Karli Bitner


  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp minced garlic, dried (can substitute 4 fresh cloves, if desired)
  • 1 1/2 cup heavy cream (can substitute evaporated milk, if desired)
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese shredded
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Melt the butter in a sauce pan. Add the garlic and saute for 1 minute
  • Add the heavy cream. Bring to a boil.
  • SLOWLY add in the parmesan cheese, whisking until completely melted. 
  • Salt and pepper to taste. The sauce will thicken as it cools.
  • Serve over pasta. Garnish with fresh parsley, if desired.