Homemade Alfredo sauce

Phyllis Lawson

By
@zachsbiggestfan

So glad I found a way to have fettuccine alfredo without any of the "mystery" ingredients sometimes included in jarred sauces. It doesn't get easier than this! And, it's delicious!


Featured Pinch Tips Video

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 stick
butter
1 pkg
cream cheese
1 c
half and half
1/3 c
parmesan cheese
2 clove
garlic (optional)
pepper, to taste

Step-By-Step

Step 1 Direction Photo

1Melt butter in a medium saucepan.

Step 2 Direction Photo

2Once butter is almost melted, add the cream cheese. (It will melt faster if you cut it up into chunks first.)

Step 3 Direction Photo

3After butter and cream cheese have melted together, add the half & half, and stir.

Step 4 Direction Photo

4Add parmesan, and any other optional ingredients (like garlic, pepper, etc.)

Step 5 Direction Photo

5Turn heat to low, and whisk until smooth. It will thicken up as you stir. Serve and enjoy! (I added broccoli to mine before serving, as seen in my pic. You could also throw in cooked chicken?)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtag: #Alfredo