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20 minutes is all it takes to make this easy Alfredo sauce. With only 3 ingredients, it's easy to enjoy a rich, creamy Alfredo pasta dinner at home.

Easy Alfredo Sauce

  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x


20 minutes is all it takes to make this easy Alfredo sauce with only 3 ingredients. Skip the store-bought jarred Alfredo and make homemade, rich and creamy Alfredo pasta sauce at home. Pair it with your favorite pasta and proteins!


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  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Over medium heat, melt the butter and pour in the heavy cream. Stir to combine.
  2. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Add the Parmesan cheese in portions and stir to mix until the cheese melts into the sauce and is smooth.
  4. Mix with pasta and protein of your choice.
  5. Dish and serve hot.
  6. Enjoy!


  • Scroll up to RECIPE TIPS for more useful tips, suggestions and ingredient substitutions.
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins