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Alfredo Sauce from Scratch Recipe

My whole family prefers white sauce over red with our pasta. But buying jarred sauce just doesn’t fill the craving from that restaurant quality taste.

Plus, making your own Alfredo sauce from scratch is surprisingly easy and quick and uses just 4 everyday ingredients.

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Easy Alfredo Sauce recipe from Scratch - Just add heavy whipping cream, butter, garlic, and Parmesan cheese!

Alfredo Sauce from Scratch

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 8 oz unsalted butter, room temp
  • 5 oz shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 tablespoon roasted garlic
  • Pinch of salt & pepper

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How to Make Alfredo Sauce from Scratch

Step 1: In a small sauce pan or skillet melt butter with added roasted garlic.

Step 2: Whisk while slowly pouring in the heavy cream. Continue to whisk until everything is blended.

This set of 3 whisks is perfect, and you can’t beat the price!

Step 3: Remove the sauce pan from the heat.  Add and whisk in the cheese until the cheese is melted. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Easy Alfredo Sauce recipe from Scratch - Just add heavy whipping cream, butter, garlic, and Parmesan cheese!

Step 4: If mixture is too thick add more heavy cream until the sauce reaches the desired consistency.

 

FAQs About Scratch Alfredo Sauce

Q: What is Alfredo Sauce made of? 

A: To make a basic Alfredo sauce from scratch, you just need heavy cream, butter, and Parmesan cheese. Then, season with garlic and salt and pepper. 

 

Q: Does Alfredo sauce contain gluten? What about dairy? 

A: None of the ingredients in this scratch Alfredo sauce contain gluten, so it’s a gluten-free recipe! Some homemade Alfredo sauce recipes made be made using flour to form a roux. In that case, any recipes using flower would not be a gluten-free Alfredo sauce. 

Alfredo sauce is nearly entirely dairy ingredients. Anyone with a dairy allergy should not have Alfredo sauce. 

 

Q: How do I store Homemade Alfredo Sauce? 

A: Keep your homemade Alfredo sauce stored in an air-tight container in the fridge. It should be used up with 4-5 days from when you make a fresh batch of Alfredo sauce from scratch.

 

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 Alfredo Sauce from Scratch Recipe

Easy Alfredo Sauce recipe from Scratch - Just add heavy whipping cream, butter, garlic, and Parmesan cheese!

Alfredo Sauce from Scratch Recipe

Alfredo Sauce from Scratch Recipe

Make your own easy from-scratch Alfredo sauce with this simple recipe! Creamy and delicious, sauce always tastes better from scratch.

Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 8 oz unsalted butter, room temp
  • 5 oz shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 tablespoon roasted garlic
  • Pinch of salt & pepper

Instructions

  1. In a small sauce pan melt butter with added roasted garlic.
  2. Whisk while slowly pouring in the heavy cream. Continue to whisk until everything is blended.
  3. Remove the sauce pan from the heat. Add and whisk in the cheese until the cheese is melted. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. If mixture is too thick add more heavy cream until the sauce reaches the desired consistency.

Let us know if you try our Homemade Alfredo Sauce recipe in the comments!

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Audrey

Sunday 31st of January 2016

I am a huge fan of Alfredo sauce. Thanks for sharing on the #HomeMattersParty I hope you will join us again next week.

Rose | RoseBakes.com

Sunday 31st of January 2016

This looks so easy!!

Shirley Wood

Saturday 30th of January 2016

Yes, homemade Alfredo cannot be beat. My hubby makes it at our house and his recipe is similar to yours so I know it's delicious. Pinned to the Merry Monday party board. So glad you shared.

Mary-the boondocks blog

Wednesday 27th of January 2016

Very nice recipe and very easy to make. I usually make it with flour added to the butter but this is much easier.

Jessy @ The Life Jolie

Monday 25th of January 2016

I've never made Alfredo sauce but I LOVE eating it- Pinning to make!