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Overhead pic of homemade alfredo sauce coating fettuccini noodles in a cast-iron skillet.

Best Homemade Alfredo Sauce

This is the Best Homemade Alfredo Sauce Recipe that you will ever make. It is so creamy and delicious that you will want fettuccine Alfredo for dinner every night. This sauce is so easy to make and will go great with any of your favorite pasta.
5 from 31 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Sauce
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 6
Calories 399 kcal


  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • cups Parmesan cheese (finely shredded)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder


  • Over medium heat melt butter in a large skillet or sauce pan. Add minced garlic and saute until golden brown. About 1-2 minutes.
  • While whisking slowly pour in heavy cream and incorporate into garlic and butter. Continue to whisk and add black pepper, garlic salt and onion powder. Let simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  • A little at a time add Parmesan cheese and whisk until completely melted. Lower heat to low and continue whisk for 3-4 minutes. Or cheese is completely melted and incorporated into the cream.
  • Serve while hot over your favorite pasta. Enjoy!


  • Start cooking pasta at the same time as the sauce. So they will be ready together.
  • Nutrition estimate is for sauce only, does not include pasta.
*Nutrition Disclaimer: All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on Modernmealmakeover.com should only be used as a general guideline.


Calories: 399kcalCarbohydrates: 3.7gProtein: 13.2gFat: 38.2gSaturated Fat: 24.3gCholesterol: 122mgSodium: 471mgPotassium: 52mgFiber: 0.2gSugar: 0.3gVitamin D: 31µgCalcium: 369mg
Keyword Alfredo Sauce, Best Homemade Alfredo Sauce, Homemade Alfredo Sauce
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