Alfredo Sauce

Who doesn’t love a good Alfredo Sauce? I know every time I go to Olive Garden, I am ordering the chicken Fettuccini Alfredo. It is the very best. BUT sometimes going out to dinner is not in the budget. Sometimes, the only Olive Garden in driving distance is ALWAYS packed and you don’t want to wait forever to eat there. Enter the homemade version. Yes, you do have to cook to eat it, but you’re saving dough while you’re at it too!

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I love this Alfredo sauce recipe for many reasons. It is FAST. 10 minutes start to finish. Heck, it’s even faster than the spaghetti sauce I usually make! Secondly, no weird ingredients. You don’t need to buy heavy whipping cream or half and half that you will not be using the rest of. Lastly, you don’t need to freshly grate parmesan cheese. I always use the pre-grated stuff in the bag- and it’s JUST FINE. Make your life easier, there are a lot of things that won’t in this world. Now, onto these super easy directions!


Detailed instructions:

Step 1:

In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, melt butter then add milk and mix until combined.

Step 2:

Add the cornstarch and mix thoroughly until no more lumps remain. Now simmer for 3 minutes. This was MUCH easier than I thought it would be the first time

Step 3:

Add the garlic and simmer 1 more minute (SOOOO easy isn’t it!)

Step 4:

Add the cheese and blend until well incorporated and cheese is melted. Serve immediately and listen to your family say “Yummmm!”

May I suggest making this yummy bread to go along with your meal as well- I made it the same night too! #carbloading

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Alfredo sauce

sauces Italian
By Kelsie Rudnick
Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes

A rich and creamy Alfredo sauce. Perfect with fettuccini or as the sauce for pizza. This easy recipe is a crowd pleaser and at 10 minutes cook time, can be your go-to add with a quick dinner meal.


  • 1/4 cup salted butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 TBS cornstarch
  • 2 cloves garlic- minced
  • 1 1/2 cups parmesan cheese- grated



1. In a medium sauce pan over medium-low heat, melt butter, then add milk.


2. add cornstarch and mix thoroughly until no more lumps remain.


3. Simmer for 3 minutes


4. Add garlic and simmer 1 more minute


5. Add cheese and blend until well incorporated and cheese is melted.


Serve immediately


If you have simmered too long and your sauce is too thick, add a touch more milk to thin it back out to the proper thickness.


  • Reply
    April 18, 2020 at 6:33 am

    Looks great! Can’t wait to try it! Thank you for your post!

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    Reese Woods
    April 21, 2020 at 10:17 am

    Is it really this easy to make Alfredo sauce?? I had no idea it was so simple!

    • Reply
      April 23, 2020 at 8:25 pm

      It really is! Give it a try, you will be amazed!

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    Amber Myers
    April 21, 2020 at 11:52 am

    Ooo this is my favorite sauce! I usually buy it from a jar. I’ll have to try this one day!

  • Reply
    April 21, 2020 at 11:53 am

    This looks delicious, I need to give it a go since it’s so easy to make

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    Shayla Marie
    April 22, 2020 at 7:41 am

    I love alfredo! This looks like a great rendition too. I’ll have to try it tonight!

  • Reply
    April 22, 2020 at 10:27 am

    I love making homemade alfredo! Always turns out way better than store bought!

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