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Alfredo Sauce

Collection of alfredo sauce recipesOur most popular pasta sauce. The original sauce was made from cream, butter, and cheese but we also have lots of versions that that use alternate ingredients like sour cream, tofu, or evaporated milk.


featured alfredo sauce recipe

Recipe for Olive Garden Alfredo Sauce

Olive Garden Alfredo Sauce

Made with heavy cream, butter, cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder

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classic versions

You can't go wrong sticking to the classic recipe made with cream, Parmesan, and butter

alfredo with cream cheese

Adding cream cheese makes these sauces extra rich and creamy

not quite alfredo sauce

Delicious alternatives to traditional alfredo sauce

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sauce-making tips

related cooking tips

For best results when making alfredo sauce you should try to follow the recipe exactly. If you need to make substitutions, here are some tips to help you out:

- Don't replace heavy cream with lower fat dairy like milk or half-and-half without adding a thickener like cornstarch. They tend to curdle easier and need a binding ingredient to stabilize.

-To prevent separation, don't cook the sauce over high heat.

-Don't cover the sauce. The lid will trap steam in which can dilute it. Having the lid on can also make it curdle since it increases the temperature inside.

-When reheating sauces it's best to do it in a double boiler over simmering water. It will be just like it was freshly made!

-For best results, use freshly grated Parmesan (or other cheese called for). Second best is pre-shredded. Last resort is the stuff in the green can!

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