If you love alfredo sauce, this gluten free homemade cod alfredo recipe will quickly become your favorite. Get ready for my best cod recipe because it is perfect for those busy weekday dinners!
If you are a seafood lover like me, you will want to check out these amazing gluten free seafood recipes too!
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My kids eat seafood once a week and one of their favorite ways to enjoy it is with my easy gluten free alfredo sauce. I have tried several different types of sauce for cod, but alfredo seems to be their favorite! Cod and pasta are naturals together!
It is the most kid-friendly, easy sauce for cod you will ever make. It is even ready in just minutes. This simple gluten free alfredo sauce makes everything great....at least that is what my kids say!
(Try these kid-friendly seafood recipes on your kiddos! Salmon with Papaya and Tomatillo Salsa, or Tropical Teriyaki Pineapple Shrimp.)
If your family is like mine, school nights are so busy it is hard to find time to share a nutritious family dinner. Family dinners are such an important meal.
This is the time to hear your children's stories about their day and discuss interesting topics. When families rush because of sports and other activities, family communication can go downhill fast.
Dinner in under 30 minutes!! You read that correctly :-).
In less than 30 minutes, you can throw together this whole healthy gluten free cod fettuccine alfredo pasta recipe. Your whole family will love it, even the kids!! (Most of the time it takes to cook is waiting for your pasta water to boil :-)).
- Alaskan cod filets
- Gluten free fettuccine pasta
- Heavy cream
- Grated parmesan cheese
- Olive oil
- Fresh basil
Saute the cod with olive oil and fresh basil in a skillet over medium heat.
Can you use a different type of seafood?
You can use any seafood for this recipe. I like cod because it breaks up into chunks easily, but you can use:
- or any seafood you like!
Heat the heavy cream, butter, salt, and pepper in a large skillet over medium-low heat.
Can you make this dairy-free?
This recipe is hard to make dairy-free because the heavy cream is so important to this sauce. If you want to try using a non-dairy milk, vegan butter, and dairy-free parmesan cheese (VioLife makes a great vegan parmesan cheese) give it a try and let me know how it turns out.
Once the cod is cooked, drain the cooking juices and chop it into large pieces.
💭 Top tip:
Double check for bones when you shred the fish.
Cool your pasta according to package directions. If you like these thick pasta noodles, I used Jovial brown rice tagliatelle. Add pasta and cod to the creamy alfredo sauce.
If you hate mushy gluten free pasta, check out my tips on how to cook gluten free pasta so it turns out al dente.
Toss to coat and sprinkle grated parmesan cheese on top. Serve hot!
Is fettuccine alfredo healthy?
I have to admit, this isn't the healthiest meal, adding healthy seafood definitely adds to the protein and nutrient content! I wish heavy cream had no calories!!
🥗 Side dishes:
If you are wondering what to serve with this seafood alfredo, how about one of these easy gluten free side dish recipes?
- Grandma's Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Bacon. Even the kids will eat these Brussels sprouts!
- This Kale and Apple Salad is wildly popular on my blog.
- 4-6 Alaskan cod filets
- 1 package gluten free or regular fettuccine pasta
- 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
- 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic
- 2 tablespoons fresh basil
- Salt and pepper
- Heat a large pot of water to boil.
- When the water is boiling, add pasta and cook following the pasta directions.
- In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium heat.
- Add Alaskan cod and basil.
- Cook 5 minutes on each side.
- Drain juices and chop cod into large pieces with spatula.
- In a large saucepan, heat heavy cream, minced garlic and butter.
- Whisk often once it starts to boil gently.
- Add parmesan cheese and keep whisking to stir out any lumps.
- Add cooked pasta and cod to the sauce and toss to coat.
- Serve warm.
You can use gluten free dry pasta or fresh pasta for this recipe. I love Trader Joe's fresh gluten free pasta in their refrigerated section.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 624Total Fat: 39gSaturated Fat: 21gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 204mgSodium: 351mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 50g
**If your gluten free flour blend doesn't include Xanthan Gum, please add 1/2 to 1 teaspoon! **Please note this nutrition information is calculated by a recipe plugin and is an estimate based on the ingredients used in this recipe.