Pesto Alfredo Sauce


This simple pesto Alfredo sauce is quick and full of flavor. It's a little thinner than traditional Alfredo sauce, with less fat and fewer calories. Serve over cooked fettuccine noodles and sprinkle Parmesan cheese over top.

close up view of Pesto Alfredo Sauce with pasta, topped with cheese
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins


  • 1 cup half-and-half

  • ¼ cup prepared pesto

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

  • teaspoon salt

  • teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Combine half-and-half, pesto, butter, garlic powder, salt, and pepper in a skillet over medium-low heat. Cook and stir until hot, about 8 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

277 Calories
26g Fat
5g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 3
Calories 277
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 34%
Saturated Fat 13g 66%
Cholesterol 57mg 19%
Sodium 343mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 235mg 18%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 171mg 4%

* 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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