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Pesto Alfredo Sauce Recipe
  • READY IN 13 mins

Pesto Alfredo Sauce

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"This simple alfredo sauce is quick and full of flavor. Not as thick as traditional sauce but it also doesn't have as much fat or calories. Serve over cooked fettuccine noodles and sprinkle with Parmesan."

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Original recipe makes 3 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    8 mins

    13 mins


  1. Stir half-and-half, pesto, butter, garlic powder, salt, and pepper together in a skillet over medium-low heat; cook until hot, about 8 minutes.
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May 27, 2015

We absolutely loved this sauce! I had some homemade pesto in the freezer from last summer and wanted to use it up. I did not add any salt because my pesto was a little salty to start with. I threw in some cooked chicken breast and served over spaghetti noodles. Yummy! This barely made enough for my husband and I and three kids so I would definitely double or triple it for next time.

Apr 20, 2015

This was great! Took very little time and was amazing as the highlighted ingredient to my seafood casserole. My oldest daughter loved it... and she doesn't like anything.


7 Ratings

Jul 03, 2015

Absolutely loved this sauce! I was looking specifically for something quick and easy to make for lunch for my daughter before she left for work. I also didn't have heavy cream, but had half & half. I did add parmesan cheese, and that thickened it right up. Delicious! Clung to the pasta, and we were scraping the plates for every last drop!

Mar 30, 2015

Really good and really quick, I added a couple shrimp for flavor. Also I used sun-dried tomato pesto.

Jun 03, 2015

I used Chef John's fresh arugula pesto, heavy whipping cream and garlic salt instead of the powder and salt. I've never been an Alfredo person (I've always thought it boring and bland), but my kids love it. This will make a great pizza sauce (yeah, I don't like tomato based pizza sauce either). :)


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  • Calories
  • 277 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 57 mg
  • 19%
  • Fat
  • 26.4 g
  • 41%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 6.3 g
  • 13%
  • Sodium
  • 343 mg
  • 14%

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

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