Creamy Alfredo Sauce Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Creamy Alfredo Sauce Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Creamy Alfredo Sauce

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"This is a great quick and easy recipe that your family will love! You may add more Parmesan, garlic, and salt to taste. You can easily add anything you like (i.e. grilled shrimp, chicken, etc.). I also love pouring this sauce over pasta with sauteed peppers."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat; saute garlic until golden, 2 to 3 minutes. Lower heat to medium and gradually stir flour into garlic-butter mixture until dissolved and smooth, 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Gradually stir Parmesan cheese into garlic-flour mixture until cheese is melted and mixture is thickened, 2 to 3 minutes. Slowly pour milk into cheese mixture, stirring constantly, until smooth, about 5 minutes; season with Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper. Cook and stir until sauce reaches desired consistency, 5 to 10 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 10, 2014

Well, the kids gobbled it up and asked for more, so that's a big win for Mom! Also, it was very easy and quick to throw together--I had all the ingredients on-hand, added some chicken and carrots and voilá! Thanks for a good dinner in a pinch!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 08, 2014

it's a roux with milk and garlic added. Too grainy due to the amount of flour to sauce ratio.

 

12 Ratings

May 16, 2014

delicious! although you definitely have to add the milk slowly or the roux will seize up on you! I added extra garlic & some garlic salt! also added fresh Parmesano regiano because I had a block on hand :) and some extra milk because mine got very thick very fast, overall very good!

 
Sep 07, 2014

LAWRENCE LOVES A LOT

 
Sep 15, 2014

did not work for me.

 
Jun 19, 2014

Horrible!

 
May 19, 2014

We enjoyed this simple sauce served over tri-colored gnocchi and 'Southwestern Corned Beef Quesadillas!' from AR. I made the sauce up in the morning, as directed. After cooling it and refrigerating for the afternoon, it thickened, as I knew it would. I just reheated on low and added additional milk, slowly, until it had the consistency I was looking for. A really nice recipe that I will be using again.

 
May 16, 2014

Liked making a sauce without cream. I served it over pasta with peas, sauteed mushrooms, onions and peppers.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 205 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12.6 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 42 mg
  • 14%
  • Fat
  • 14.8 g
  • 23%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 6.1 g
  • 12%
  • Sodium
  • 752 mg
  • 30%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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