This easy Alfredo sauce recipe can be combined with so many ingredients to make the ultimate fettuccine alfredo recipe!

Easy Alfredo Sauce

Course: Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 787 kcal
This easy Alfredo sauce recipe can be combined with so many ingredients to make the ultimate fettuccine alfredo recipe!
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Ingredients

  • 4 cloves garlic , crushed
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup light cream
  • 1 1/2 cups Parmesan cheese , finely shredded
  • Fine sea salt and epper
  • 1/4 cup roasted red peppers , chopped
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1/2 pound shrimp , cooked, peeled, tails removed
  • Pasta of Choice , cooked
  • crushed red pepper , optional

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic. Sauté over medium heat until garlic starts to disintegrate (about 5 minutes). Continue to stir to cook evenly.

  2. Pour in cream and shredded Parmesan cheese. Whisk until blended and smooth, approximately 4 minutes. 

  3. Add salt and pepper to taste, continue to whisk.
  4. Add roasted red pepper, peas and shrimp. Heat for 2 minutes. Sauce will lightly coat the back of a spoon, but not be globby or heavy. The sauce will separate if over heated, so do not raise heat above medium.
  5. Toss with cooked pasta.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Alfredo Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 787 Calories from Fat 621
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 69g 106%
Saturated Fat 43g 215%
Cholesterol 379mg 126%
Sodium 1219mg 51%
Potassium 311mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 2g
Protein 30g 60%
Vitamin A 56.9%
Vitamin C 27.3%
Calcium 64.2%
Iron 12.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.