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Homemade Alfredo Sauce

Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity, difference in taste and is one of the most popular cuisines worldwide. There are several varieties of pasta and each variety is accompanied by a unique kind of sauce. The ‘Alfredo sauce’ is one such creamy, white pasta sauce that was invented by an Italian restaurateur in 1914. This sauce is probably one of the most popular of all sauces used in Italy and in Italian restaurants across the globe. The Alfredo sauce is a simple sauce that brings together the essence of all the ingredients used. The sauce can be made by adding ingredients like green peas, asparagus tips, lemon zest, balanced bacon, shrimp and bite-size pieces of smoked salmon, though the main ingredients comprise of melted butter and cheese. There are different types of Alfredo sauce available in the market, but you can also prepare a variety for yourself at home to get the desired taste and quantity. Mentioned below are a few easy to make Alfredo sauce recipes for you to try out at home and enjoy with your pasta. Read on to learn more.

Homemade Alfredo Sauce Recipes

Basic Homemade Alfredo Sauce


  • 8 oz Cream Cheese
  • ½ cup Butter
  • 1 tbsp Garlic powder (optional)
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1 cup Half and half
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan Cheese
  • Melt butter in a medium saucepan and then add the cream cheese to it. Cut the cheese into four pieces help it melt quicker.
  • Once the butter and cream cheese mix well together, add the cup of half and half, parmesan cheese, garlic powder and sprinkle pepper on top. Stir all the ingredients until mixed well.
  • Once the ingredients are mixed together and appear sauce like, remove it from the stove and set it aside for it to thicken up. Stir the sauce every few minutes.
  • Once the sauce thickens, it is ready to be used.

Homemade Alfredo Sauce With Eggs


  • 6 Egg yolks (whisked)
  • 1 ½ cups of Milk
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • ½ cup Romano Cheese (grated)
  • 1 ½ cups of heavy Cream
  • ½ cup Parmesan Cheese (grated)
  • Bring the milk and cream close to boiling point in a cooking pan and then add in both types of cheese until you get a smooth mixture.
  • Remove the pan from the flame and add the whipped egg yolks. Put the pan back on the flame and let the mixture thicken, while stirring continuously.
  • Remove the mixture from the flame when a mild simmer sets in and then let it stand for a while. Season it with salt and pepper once the sauce has reached the desired thickness.

Homemade Chicken Alfredo Sauce

  • 1 Chicken breast
  • ½ oz Butter
  • 1 Garlic clove (crushed)
  • 1 pint Cream
  • Salt and White Pepper
  • ½ oz plain Flour
  • Melt butter in a small pan and add the flour once the butter melts. Mix both together to make a paste.
  • Now cook the chicken breast until lightly browned and then cut it into small pieces or cubes.
  • Sauté the garlic in a frying pan over low heat, add the cream and heat gently. Make sure that the cream does not boil.
  • Add chicken cubes into the pan along with white pepper and salt. Now, add the flour and butter mixture into the cream.
  • This will make the sauce thicken after which you can toss it through your favorite pasta.

Homemade Alfredo Sauce With White Wine

  • 4 cups of Parmesan Cheese (shredded)
  • 2 quarts heavy Cream
  • 2 tbsp Garlic (minced)
  • 2 Eschalots (medium sized and cubed)
  • 2 tsp Tabasco sauce
  • 1 cup White Wine
  • 1 lb Cream Cheese (softened)
  • Herbs de Provence (generous Sprinklings)
  • Salt and White Pepper to taste
  • Sauté the eschalots and minced garlic in a pot until they soften. Once soft, pour in the white wine.
  • Allow the wine to reduce by at least half and then add the heavy cream. Stir until boiled and then mix in the cream cheese.
  • Keep stirring the mixture until it turns smooth. Now add the parmesan cheese. Keep stirring throughout.
  • Add the tabasco sauce, generous sprinklings of the provencal herb and then season it with salt and pepper.

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