Alfredo Sauce


Rich and creamy! I have found that Parmesan cheese doesn't melt well, and often substitute Gruyere cheese.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 servings


  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 cup heavy cream

  • 1 clove garlic, crushed

  • 1 ½ cups freshly grated Parmesan cheese

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley


  1. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat. Add cream and simmer for 5 minutes, then add garlic and cheese and whisk quickly, heating through. Stir in parsley and serve.

    overhead view of fettuccine noodles in a skillet being coated in Alfredo Sauce
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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

439 Calories
42g Fat
3g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 439
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 42g 54%
Saturated Fat 26g 131%
Cholesterol 138mg 46%
Sodium 565mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 6mg 28%
Calcium 381mg 29%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 109mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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