Famous Restaurant Alfredo Sauce

Famous Restaurant Alfredo Sauce


"This is a much sought after recipe from a popular chain restaurant --my nephew worked there as a cook and gave it to me."


20 m servings 821 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 821 kcal
  • 41%
  • Fat:
  • 46 g
  • 71%
  • Carbs:
  • 85.8g
  • 28%
  • Protein:
  • 20 g
  • 40%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 126 mg
  • 42%
  • Sodium:
  • 399 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place pasta in a large pot of lightly salted boiling water. Cook until tender, about 8 minutes. Drain.
  2. Combine the butter, cream cheese, and half and half in a saucepan. Season with garlic salt and lemon pepper. Bring to a low boil over medium-low heat. Cook, stirring, until thickened slightly. Serve over 12 ounces of pasta.
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  1. 139 Ratings


waaaaay TOO cream cheesy........not REAL italian alfredo. That can NOT be the olive garden recipe. I know for a fact they use real garlic and parmesan. Try this- it's MUCH closer..... 1 pin...

uhm~??~ regarding the last comment posted... this must be Fazzoli's recipe. My Husband is a Director of Operations for the O.G. restaurants and I can assure you although this is a good recipe.. ...

Disgusting! I have no idea how so many people rated this so highly! I decreased the cream cheese to 1/2 cup and used heavy cream instead of half and half but it still tasted SWEET and overpoweri...

I use this recipe and found very fast and easy. I did add a few of my own touches such as sauted garlic and onions; parmesan cheese and real lemon zest and fresh ground pepper and touch of whit...

This is very rich sauce. I would recommend that you only use 1/2 cup of cream cheese. Consistantly stir this sauce, I found it to get lumpy. It also needs more flavor.I will try another sauce n...

I thought this sauce was very authentic and yummy! It seemed a little rich, so I added a little more half & half, then it was perfect sauce. Will use it again!

This was a good start. I added 1 cup of parmesean cheese and upped the half and half to a cup and cut the cream cheese to 1/2 cup. A little fresh garlic and this was delicious!

This is wonderful! Tastes just like real alfredo sauce and is nice and creamy. I made extra and put it in the freezer--was easy to thaw and toss with pasta.

Great sauce! I made the recipe for 6 (still only 12 oz pasta). I whipped the sauce together in my Kitchen Aid mixer first. Next time I plan to melt the butter (I used margarine) and then crea...