Gluten-Free Alfredo Sauce


This is a gluten-free Alfredo sauce. It can be used as a pasta sauce, a topping for baked potatoes, or a sauce for pizza.

close up view of Gluten-Free Alfredo Sauce in a pot, with a wooden spoon
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
2 servings


  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • ½ cup heavy cream

  • 1 ½ cups freshly grated Parmesan cheese

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

  • 2 pinches freshly grated nutmeg, or to taste

  • freshly ground black pepper to taste

  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley, or to taste


  1. Melt butter in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Slowly add cream, stirring until well combined, about 3 minutes. Add Parmesan cheese; cook and stir until well incorporated, about 3 minutes. Stir in garlic powder, nutmeg, and black pepper and cook for 2 minutes. Serve sprinkled with fresh parsley.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

625 Calories
57g Fat
5g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 625
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 57g 73%
Saturated Fat 35g 177%
Cholesterol 180mg 60%
Sodium 1064mg 46%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 714mg 55%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 142mg 3%

* 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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