Homemade Alfredo Sauce Recipe

This is an easy homemade Alfredo  sauce recipe.  Served  it with some homemade pasta (of course gluten-free if you must) – or store bought – and some left over chicken…and you have an easy, filling and cheap meal…de-li-cious!

I don’t know about you but if I have a choice between Alfredo and marinara sauce…I’ll go for the creamy Alfredo sauce every time. No doubt about it. What about you?

I don’t know if this is an authentic Alfredo sauce recipe – as in from Italy – but one thing is for sure, I don’t mind if it is not….it’s good, and  that’s all that matters to me!

In a few minutes – and with a few simple ingredients – you can have the best Alfredo sauce to serve. Are you thinking chicken fettuccine Alfredo?

Chicken Alfredo


Homemade Alfredo Sauce Recipe: Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream – also called whipping cream
  • 1 clove garlic – crushed
  • 1 1/2 cups freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley
  • Pepper taste
  • Optional – 1 tablespoon white whine


Easy Alfredo Sauce Recipe: Method

In a  saucepan – on medium heat – melt the butter. Add the garlic and the wine – if using – and heat through.

Add the cream.

When the cream mixture is very hot – but not boiling – add a little of the cheese at a time. Mix the whole time with a wire whisk.

Notes: If you add the cheese all at once, it will not melt properly so add a little at a time. Let’s say about 1/4 cup.
Also make sure that your sauce does not boil or your cheese and your cream will separate. Slow and steady is much better.

Add the parsley, the pepper and serve.

Note: You do not need to add salt for the parmesan cheese is pretty salty on its own.

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