Alfredo Sauce

Alfredo Sauce


"A satisfying sauce you can use on any type of pasta - dry or fresh."


servings 714 cals
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Original recipe yields 2 servings



  • Calories:
  • 714 kcal
  • 36%
  • Fat:
  • 72 g
  • 111%
  • Carbs:
  • 5g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 14.5 g
  • 29%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 340 mg
  • 113%
  • Sodium:
  • 580 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt butter or margarine in a saucepan over medium heat. Add heavy cream, stirring constantly. Stir in salt, nutmeg, grated Parmesan cheese, and grated Romano cheese. Stir constantly until melted, then mix in egg yolk. Simmer over medium low heat for 3 to 5 minutes. Garnish with additional grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.
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  1. 800 Ratings


You can subtitute 2% milk for heavy cream, if you start with a roux of 1tbsp butter, 1tbsp flour. Good for reducing fat a bit, or if you realize at the last minute you don't have enough cream!

After reading through the reviews I decided to give this one a shot, and it came out wonderful. I made the following changes: *added 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 2 cloves minced garlic and 2 tab...

I liked this sauce, it had a nice, mild flavor. My guests felt it lacked something, even though I minced and sauteed garlic and added it in. Perhaps I would add a touch of garlic salt or garli...

People need to remember that restaurant style Alfredo Sauce is NOT LIKE the bottled stuff! I had tried some homemade Alfredo Sauce recipes before this one, but none turned out as close to what ...

I wish there were more than 5 stars! This is THE BEST alfredo I have EVER made. It is SO easy and SO SO rich. Every person I have served it to has begged me for the recipe. I do not use any roma...

I made this sauce one night for a dinner party. The next day I had to promise to send it out in emails to all that had it. It was a hit 7 times over. Very simple - Quick and easy to make. Tha...

This is so darned easy to make its unbelievable. I'm a 19 year old male college student. If I can make it - you can. It works well if you use parmesan instead of the romano as well (just doub...

This sauce smells so good, I knew this recipe was a winner before I even tasted it! I added some cracked pepper, minced garlic and chopped Italian parsley and I was completely impressed with th...

Great!! Nice, easy sauce. A keeper. There was only enough sauce for 3 adults at my house. Next time I will double the recipe.