Looking for an easy Alfredo sauce recipe? With this simple to make Alfredo sauce recipe, your sauce is ready in 5 minutes.

One of my favorite sides to serve with this easy alfredo sauce are these Garlic Knots Recipe.

Alfredo Sauce in a jar with a spoon with sauce on it next to the jar on a cutting board

This Alfredo sauce is a no-fail, 5-minute sauce. Once you try it, you will never buy a jar of Alfredo sauce again. This sauce is great for both pizzas and pastas.

What to Use Alfredo Sauce for

Whenever we invite people over for the first time, we usually serve Italian dinner. So far it has been a no-fail plan. Often, it surprises people that we make our own Alfredo sauce and sometimes even homemade pasta. I’ve received frequent requests for the Alfredo sauce and so, here it is.

In addition to making Alfredo pasta, you can also put this Alfredo sauce on pizza or rice. I have even heard of people adding a little amount to mashed potatoes to give it an even better taste.

Variations to this Easy Alfredo Sauce Recipe

Alfredo sauce is such a simple recipe and chances are you have the ingredients on hand. This recipe is a great way to sneak in added protein and veggies. If doing so, you may want to double the recipe depending on your ingredients. Some of my favorite are:

  • Chicken
  • Shrimp
  • Sun-Dried Tomatoes
  • Spinach
  • Broccoli

If you are wanting a little heat, add a pinch or two of cayenne pepper or cajun seasoning to your protein to spice it up a notch!

Pasta in a pot with Alfredo sauce on it

Ingredients for Easy Alfredo Sauce

  • Heavy Whipping Cream
  • Unsalted Butter
  • Parmesan Cheese
  • Garlic Cloves
  • Parsley Garlic Salt
Ingredients on table including; heavy whipping cream in a measuring cup, 4 garlic cloves, parmesan brick, garlic salt, and butter in a little bowl

How to Make 5 Minute Easy Alfredo Sauce

Gather and measure all ingredients before beginning the cooking process. You will need to stand by the stove while this cooks, as the cream and cheese can burn very fast.

Follow the printable directions to heat your ingredients until ready to add in the cheese. Use a whisk for the best results and smoothest sauce.

Serve over pasta or use as a sauce for many recipes. Add to an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to one week.

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Natalya Drozhzhin

Natalya founded Momsdish to demonstrate that placing a homemade meal on the table is not hard at all. Natalya makes cooking easier and approachable, by simplifying the ingredients, while still producing the same great taste.