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This homemade alfredo sauce comes together SO easy and uses ingredients you likely already have at home. It is SO good too!
Homemade Alfredo Sauce Recipe – Just a Few Ingredients!
If you're making pasta this week at home and are looking for an easy alfredo sauce recipe to make, give this Homemade Alfredo sauce recipe a try!
Making sauce at home is not only fun to do, but it's delicious, and you have the benefit of knowing exactly what is going into your recipe. The jarred varieties do offer convenience, but this recipe comes together in just a few minutes – it really doesn't take long at all!
Here's the ingredients you'll need:
- cream cheese
- parmesan cheese
- garlic salt
- fresh garlic
Here's how to make Alfredo Sauce at home:
Start by melting your butter and cream cheese on low in a saucepan. Once it is melted, add the parmesan cheese, water, garlic salt, and garlic.
Whisk everything together until smooth and serve (this will take some muscle ;))!
It's truly that easy to make your own homemade alfredo sauce.
Homemade Alfredo Sauce
- 1 stick of butter
- 8 oz cream cheese
- 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
- 1/4 cup water
- 2 tsp garlic salt
- 2 - 3 cloves fresh garlic
- Melt butter and cream cheese on low in sauce pan
- Once melted add parmesan cheese, water, garlic salt and garlic
- Whisk together until smooth.
What is a classic alfredo sauce made from?
Our alfredo sauce uses cream cheese while a typical sauce is made from heavy cream. We still use the butter and parmesan cheese to give the sauce a classic flavor. You can add in extra garlic, onions, or Italian seasoning as your family prefers.
Can you freeze alfredo sauce?
YES! You can safely freeze alfredo sauce for up to 3 months in your freezer. Beyond that point, the texture may be different, so be sure to label it once you freeze. Just be sure to use an air-tight, freezer safe container.
How long does homemade alfredo sauce last in the fridge?
If you'd like to make this sauce in advance, you can store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
Here are some recipes to try with your new Homemade Alfredo Sauce!
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