If you follow my Instagram then you already know how much I love Alfredo sauce. Plus, it’s ridiculously easy to make without using flour or additional thickeners!
I typically use 1-2 cups of Heavy Whipping Cream, depending on how many people i’m feeding. 1 Cup is usually enough for Matt and myself. I start off with 2 tbsp of butter in a small sauce pan, melt that until it starts to simmer a little. Then I add the cream. Turn the heat to medium high and continue to whisk so it doesn’t burn on the bottom. Make sure not to turn your back on it either, it will bubble over in a heart beat! Let that cook and bubble for roughly five minutes and then reduce the heat to a low medium. At this point add your Parmesan cheese. I have made this a number of ways, and using shredded or shaved parm always turns out the best. In a pinch I have used the grated kind, you know, the kind you sprinkle over pasta haha. Don’t get me wrong, it works, but the flavor just isn’t the same. So use the real cheese, guys! trust me. Add ya some garlic powder; about a small tsp, salt and a generous amount of black pepper. Let that simmer now for a good ten mins. But still keeping an eye on it and whisking every few mins. Then reduce to lowest heat and let stand for 5 mins. By this point is should be nice and thick; enough so that it will coat the back of a spoon. Pair with chicken or veggies and enjoy!! I could seriously just eat it straight out of the pan…. which has happened on occasion… it’s THAT good!!!
Heavy whipping cream
salt and pepper