Alfredo Sauce Recipes

Have you ever met a person who does not like Alfredo sauce recipes? It isn't likely, but if you have, perhaps they have never tried a good Alfredo sauce recipe. Giving these Alfredo sauce recipes a try could turn even the most adamant Alfredo sauce haters into noodle sucking fiends. Get ready to learn a whole new love for this creamy, cheesy and versatile sauce.

Basic Alfredo sauce. This has got to be one of the quickest and easiest Alfredo sauce recipes, and it is easily one of the best. You will never go out for Italian again.

You will need:

  • wire whisk
  • medium non-stick saucepan
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 6 ounces grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions:

  1. Melt the butter in the medium, non-stick saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add the cream cheese and garlic powder, stirring with wire whisk until smooth.
  3. Add the milk a little at a time, whisking as needed to smooth out any lumps.
  4. Stir in the Parmesan cheese and black pepper.
  5. Remove the pan from heat when your sauce reaches the desired thickness.
  6. Toss with the pasta of your choice.

Tips: 

This sauce thickens pretty quickly, so if you accidentally over cook it, add milk a little eat a time to thin it.

Try adding cayenne pepper for a little kick, but be careful not to over-spice your sauce.

Test out different ingredients in this sauce for new and interesting meal ideas.

 

Tomato Alfredo Sauce with Artichoke Hearts. Put an interesting twist on an old favorite by adding fresh Roma tomatoes, sauteed mushrooms, fresh basil and artichoke hearts.

You will need:

  • large skillet
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 14 ounce can or jar of artichoke hearts in oil and spices
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 cup fresh sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

Directions:

  1. Chop the artichoke hearts and set them aside.
  2. Melt the butter in a large skillet and add the chopped onion and sliced mushrooms.
  3. Cook the onion and mushrooms over medium heat until softened.
  4. Add the fresh basil, chopped artichoke hearts and a few teaspoons of the oil and stir.
  5. Sprinkle the flour in the pot as you continuously stir. Beware of burning your butter.
  6. Pour the milk slowly into the pot while you continue to stir.
  7. Sprinkle in the Parmesan cheese and mix well.
  8. Turn down the heat to low and allow the sauce to thicken.
  9. Stir in the chopped Roma tomatoes.
  10. Remove the pan from heat when your sauce reaches the desired thickness.
  11. Toss with the pasta of your choice.

Tips:

This dish is best served right upon completion when the tomatoes are still firm and refreshing.

 

Smoked Salmon Alfredo Sauce. Simply put, this is one of the most interesting and mouthwatering plays on Alfredo sauce recipes you could hope to find. Be indulgent, and invite friends over to do the same.

You will need:

  • large sauce sauce pan
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 pound smoked salmon, chopped
  • 1 pint heavy whipping cream
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • salt to taste

Directions:

  1. Melt the butter in the large sauce pan and add the chopped onion.
  2. Saute the onion in the butter in a pan until clear.
  3. Add the salmon and saute at medium to low heat for approximately two minutes.
  4. Pour the cream very gradually into the pan as you continue to stir.
  5. Remove from heat once all cream is combined in the pot.
  6. Pour over pasta of your choice.

Tip:

Garnish this dish with chopped Roma tomatoes and/or parsley.


 
 

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