Cream Cheese Alfredo Sauce

Cream Cheese Alfredo Sauce

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"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!"
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25 m servings 464 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 464 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 41.6 g
  • 64%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.2g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 16.9 g
  • 34%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 122 mg
  • 41%
  • Sodium:
  • 708 mg
  • 28%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat 2 tablespoons of butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the mushrooms; cook and stir until softened, about 5 minutes. Set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, melt the cream cheese and 1/2 cup of butter in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Stir in the milk and Parmesan cheese, mixing until smooth. Add in the garlic, basil, and white pepper. Simmer for 5 minutes, then remove the garlic. Stir in the cooked mushrooms before serving.

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Most helpful positive review

AWESOME and EASY! I used an 8oz. pkg. of sliced mushrooms, because that's all I had, which I sauteed in the 1/2 cup of butter (omitting the 2 tbsps.). Then I added in a clove of minced garlic (w...

Most helpful critical review

this just didn't have a good flavor; I think the cream cheese is just not a good ingredient to try to make an alfredo sauce. I made the recipe per measurements, except I used a bunch of mushro...

AWESOME and EASY! I used an 8oz. pkg. of sliced mushrooms, because that's all I had, which I sauteed in the 1/2 cup of butter (omitting the 2 tbsps.). Then I added in a clove of minced garlic (w...

I have been making this recipe for years (given to me by a friend). I use Chicken or Shrimp instead of the mushrooms, or make it plain. However, I DO NOT use the butter at all. It does not ne...

Yum! I pretty much followed the recipe, that was awesome.

This is perfect for home cooked alfredo sauce! I cut down the butter amount to just 2tbsp. If your sauce ever turns out to be too think and you want to cut down on calories, try addding chicken ...

I gave this 5 stars because it was EASY and DELICIOUS. I omitted mushrooms (don't care for them), but when the sauce was complete, I spooned it over rigatoni(I didn't have farfalle or linguine),...

Directions read: remove the (crushed) garlic? I sauted the garlic in the pan after the mushrooms were removed then added the rest of the ingredients. To change it up from time to time... you can...

this just didn't have a good flavor; I think the cream cheese is just not a good ingredient to try to make an alfredo sauce. I made the recipe per measurements, except I used a bunch of mushro...

It was good and easy!! I used garlic powder, dried basil and 1/2 of the butter and it turn out great.

This was delicious! I used shredded Asiago, and it was awesome! I will make it next time with Parmesan just to compare, but I am sure it will be equally great. SO fast and easy! The best alf...