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5 Minute Alfredo Sauce

Ready to make one of the easiest pasta sauces of all time? You're in the right place! This Alredo sauce is foolproof.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: easy recipe
Servings: 8


  • tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 oz cream cheese
  • cup parmesean cheese, grated
  • garlic salt & onion powder, to taste


  • In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Whisk in flour and cook for one minute. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds, whisking constantly to prevent burning.
  • While whisking, slowly add milk and cream. Season with garlic salt and onion powder and bring to a boil stirring constantly.
  • Once the mixture reaches a boil and thickens, reduce heat to medium-low. Add cream cheese and Parmesan, stirring frequently until melted.
  • Serve with pasta, vegetables, or your favorite meat. Enjoy!


Because this recipe cooks so quickly, make sure to assemble your ingredients before you start cooking.