This Easy Homemade Alfredo Sauce can be made from scratch with just 4 simple ingredients. Great for topping your pasta or for your casserole dishes. Make it with fresh Parmesan and you will find it much better than store bought.
Easy Homemade Alfredo Sauce
There is no need to purchase jars of Alfredo sauce when you can make your own Easy Homemade Alfredo Sauce in no time at all. This recipe is perfect for making an easy pasta dish for a quick weeknight dinner. Enjoy it on top of noodles with some chicken or all by itself for a simple pasta side dish.
Years ago, I shared our CopyCat Olive Garden Alfredo, it is a great recipe but this recipe for Easy Homemade Alfredo is even simpler. I make it often because my family loves it. A simple sauce that I can use to feed my crew, I like to use store bought Alfredo if I find a great sale or I need one of the teens to make dinner for me. But when I am making dinner, I like to make our Alfredo from scratch because it always tastes so much better.
This recipe for Easy Homemade Alfredo is not fancy. I do not load it up with tons of spices. I like to keep it simple. Sometimes simple is best. I find my recipe is so much creamier than store bought. The fresh Parmesan gives amazing flavor blended with the cream and garlic. I will often make a double or triple batch when we are enjoying our Alfredo as a main dish. This recipe will make a little over 1 cup of sauce which is about 4 servings if enjoying over noodles. If you like to load up your noodles with more sauce, make a double batch.
To make your own Easy Homemade Alfredo, you will just need garlic, butter, heavy cream, and FRESH Parmesan cheese to shred. You do NOT want to use the store canister of grated. You do NOT want to use store bought shredded. Head to the deli section at the grocery store and purchase a wedge of fresh Parmesan and shred it yourself. This recipe will not be good with anything but fresh grated. The process to make the Alfredo Sauce is quick and so easy. Just be sure to whisk constantly after adding in the freshly grated cheese. You do NOT want the sauce to boil.
INGREDIENTS TO MAKE EASY HOMEMADE ALFREDO SAUCE
4 tbsp Butter
1 cup Heavy Cream
1 tsp Minced Garlic
1 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese, grated
HOW TO MAKE EASY HOMEMADE ALFREDO SAUCE
In a large pan over medium low heat, melt butter.
Add garlic and stir.
Add heavy cream and wisk to combine.
Allow to simmer, whisking occasionally, for 6-7 minutes.
Add Parmesan cheese and whisk continuously until the cheese is melted.
Add cooked pasta or use in another recipe.
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Easy Homemade Alfredo Sauce
- 4 tbsp Butter
- 1 cup Heavy Cream
- 1 tsp Minced Garlic
- 1 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese grated
- In a large pan over medium low heat, melt butter.
- Add garlic and stir.
- Add heavy cream and wisk to combine.
- Allow to simmer, whisking occasionally, for 6-7 minutes.
- Add Parmesan cheese and whisk continuously until the cheese is melted.
- Add cooked pasta or use in another recipe.