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simple Alfredo sauce being poured over whole roasted cauliflower

Simple Alfredo Sauce

Sandi Gaertner
Simple Alfredo Sauce is an easy gluten free Alfredo sauce recipe. This recipe is a go-to for pasta, seafood, and appetizers. BEST homemade Alfredo sauce.
4.91 from 10 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Gluten Free Sauces and Marinades
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 294 kcal


  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup heavy cream * see note
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese
  • fresh basil optional
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a pan, heat olive oil for 2 minutes over low heat.
  • Add minced garlic and cook for 2 minutes until fragrant.
  • Add heavy cream and simmer 5 minutes.
  • Sprinkle in parmeasan cheese, salt and pepper.
  • Simmer 2 minutes and drizzle on vegetables, or toss into cooked pasta.


  1. Feel free to use fresh basil or dried.
  2. You need to use heavy cream. Do not use half and half.
  3. This homemade Alfredo sauce is great on pasta, vegetables, as a pizza sauce, or for a white lasagna.
  4. This sauce will keep up to 3 days in the refrigerator.


Serving: 1gCalories: 294kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 4gFat: 31gSaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 86mgSodium: 123mgPotassium: 45mgSugar: 1gVitamin A: 923IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 115mgIron: 1mg
Keyword gluten free alfredo sauce, how to make alfredo sauce, simple alfredo sauce
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