Creamy Pasta Sauce Recipes

A heavenly convergence of cream, butter, and cheeses create these top-rated creamy pasta sauce recipes. Get the recipes for Alfredo sauce, vodka sauce, mushroom sauce, and other sauce recipes.

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Roasted Red Pepper Cream Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 413
A light and creamy sauce with puree of roasted red peppers as the base. It is excellent on any type of pasta, but tortellini or ravioli seems to be the best match. The prep time is rather long, but the result is definitely worth it. Freezes well. In fact, the taste may improve slightly.

Creamy Pumpkin Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 25
This sauce is great over pumpkin or cheese ravioli!

Basil Cream Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 208
After a mad search on the net for a recipe for this sauce I had to create my own. This can be reheated in the microwave without the usual cream sauce defects. I just love the light green color and how well it displays over tri color or regular pasta, salmon and grilled chicken. I have been putting this on everything.

Buttery Alfredo Sauce

Rating: 5 stars 312
This is a rich, creamy, Italian-style Alfredo sauce perfect for chicken and seafood pastas! I discovered this recipe after relentless searching for an authentic Alfredo sauce that doesn't use cream cheese.

Mushroom Cream Sauce With Shallots

Rating: 4.5 stars 26
This is one of my favorite sauce recipes. It is the best cream sauce you will ever have.

Alfredo Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 4580
This creamy Alfredo sauce turns a busy weeknight dinner into something special. Serve it with fettuccine or pour it over chicken breasts or steamed vegetables.

To Die For Fettuccine Alfredo

Rating: 4.5 stars 2184
A rich, creamy Alfredo sauce made with Romano and Parmesan cheeses.

Quick and Easy Alfredo Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 5688
This quick and easy Alfredo sauce features cream cheese as its secret ingredient.

Easy Homemade Alfredo Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 7
This is an easy recipe for homemade Alfredo sauce that tastes great with pasta, chicken, or over shrimp.

Better-Than-Olive Garden® Alfredo Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 383
Whether it's chicken Alfredo or fettuccine Alfredo, the Alfredo sauce has always had my heart. This is a simple and basic recipe for Italian starters. Enjoy!

Easy Vodka Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 766
Easy vodka sauce from just 5 ingredients. Rich, creamy, and full of flavor!

Cream Cheese Alfredo Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 121
This is my spin on Alfredo sauce. We love cream cheese, mushrooms and garlic. So I decided to try different ways of creating this tasty dish! Serve with fettuccini, and sliced crusty bread for mopping!

Inspiration and Ideas

Alfredo Sauce
Rating: Unrated 4684
"Great recipe! It's super easy to make and easy to convert into another sauce." – David Bicanovsky
Tomato-Cream Sauce for Pasta
Rating: Unrated 1724
"I have been using this exact recipe for 6 years and it is always spot-on perfect." – Bethany Morea
Homemade Chicken Fettuccine
Rating: 4.5 stars 243

This chicken alfredo recipe is really unique as it doesn't use a thickening agent, and is very versatile!