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15 Minute Alfredo Sauce

This easy recipe for the best authentic Alfredo sauce comes together in 15 minutes! Made with real-food ingredients like fresh Parmesean, butter, cream, and seasonings. :: DontWastetheCrumbs.com

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Easy tutorial on how to make alfredo sauce from scratch in 15 minutes! Made with 6 simple real-food ingredients, this recipe is budget-friendly and perfect for leftovers!


  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced (about 3 tsp)
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/4 tsp freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups Parmesan cheese, shredded (about 4 oz)
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  1. In a medium sauce pan, melt the butter over medium heat.
  2. Add the garlic, heavy cream and pepper.
  3. Bring the sauce to a boil; then reduce to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the cheese, stirring constantly until the cheese has fully melted.
  5. Turn the heat to low. Taste and season with salt as desired. Sauce will thicken upon standing


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