Easy Alfredo Sauce Is On The Table in Under 30 Minutes!

Creamy, Buttery…..Easy Alfredo Sauce!

Easy Alfredo Sauce

Easy Alfredo Sauce with Angle Hair Pasta and Sauteed Zucchini

This Alfredo sauce is insanely delicious and easy to make.  This is another great meal that you can have on the table in under 30 minutes!  It’s easy on your wallet and your schedule!  You will never go back to ready-made Alfredo Sauce again!  All of my culinary arts students ask for this Alfredo sauce recipe because they have had The Olive Garden Pasta Alfredo and they want to learn how to make it at home.  We added sauteed fresh chopped zucchini to our Pasta Alfredo pictured above and we LOVED it!

You NEED to try this Easy Alfredo Sauce recipe!

Lots of people think Alfredo Sauce is going to be hard to make but it’s actually so easy and inexpensive to make.  This is comfort food at it’s best!  This recipe will make 2 generous servings and will cover 8 ounces of cooked pasta.  Be sure to double the recipe if you want to cook a whole 16 oz. box of pasta.

Easy Alfredo Sauce
 
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Creamy...buttery...Easy Alfredo Sauce!
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Recipe type: Main
Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • 1 pint heavy cream
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 1½ c freshly grated Parmesan cheese ( I like to use a block of Parmigiano-Reggiano and shred it myself)
  • 1 clove of fresh minced garlic
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan, combine the heavy cream, butter and ream cheese, Simmer until melted through and stir well.
  2. Add in the shredded Parmesan cheese and minced garlic. Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes on medium low heat, stirring occasionally, until sauce is thick.
  3. Stir the sauce into hot cooked spaghetti, fettuccine, linguine or pasta of your choice.
Notes
This recipe will cover 8 oz of cooked pasta (1/2 box) so double it for a 16 oz box of pasta.
You can add in cooked chicken or sauteed veggies too!

I always prefer to grate fresh blocks of cheese instead of using a bag of shredded cheese.  I just think the end result is so much tastier!

Shake Up Your Same-ol’ Supper Routine with Pasta!

Whether you make this Easy Pasta with just pasta or you add cooked chicken, cooked shrimp or sauteed veggies, your family will cheer!  And, be sure to try these other Make Life Special quick and easy pasta recipes!

One Pot Pasta

Vickie’s Quick Marinara Sauce Recipe

Easy Baked Goulash (like my Mom used to make)

Vickie’s Best Ever Lasagna (really…this is THE BEST!!!)

Crock Pot Spaghetti

Speedy Ziti 

Remember….”Let’s make life special by sharing great food with our family and friends!”  Enjoy!

 

 

You Have to Make This Parmesan Pasta Recipe!

A simple pasta recipe is a must for every cook!

This Parmesan Pasta Recipe is a great side dish that’s quick and easy.  I like to use either Spinach Fettuccine or Garden Blend Fettuccine.  This is good served with any main dish – especially seafood or chicken.

Toss Noodles Together with Other Ingredients.

 

 

Parmesan Pasta
 
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  • 12 oz Garden Blend or Spinach Fettuccine
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup heavy cream (whipping cream)
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1½ cups freshly grated Parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. Cook the noodles in boiling salted water. Drain and keep warm.
  2. Melt 4 tablespoons butter in another pan or skillet . Add the drained noodles, tossing until hot. Add ½ cup whipping cream. Quickly stir in the beaten eggs and ¾ cup of the Parmesan cheese.
  3. Turn noodles onto serving platter. Sprinkle on the remaining ¾ cup Parmesan cheese.

Cook the pasta….

Boil the Pasta

Make the sauce in a skillet and add the drained pasta.  Enjoy!

Here you see my Parmesan Pasta topped with Scallops ‘A Moscato.  Delicious!!

Parmesan Pasta Topped with Scallops 'A Moscato

Make Life Special Makes Pasta!

Try our other quick and easy pasta recipes!

One Pot Pasta

Easy Pasta Alfredo 

Baked Ravioli Casserole

 

Pasta On The Porch – Speedy Ziti

 

Looking for easy pasta recipes?  Speedy Ziti is a great summertime pasta dish!  It is so quick and easy – about 15 minutes start to finish.  

I love to serve meals outside when the weather is great and tonight I’m serving “Pasta On The Porch – Speedy Ziti”.   Enjoy!

Watch the YouTube How-to Tutorial for this recipe:  

 


Pasta On The Porch - Speedy Ziti
 
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Recipe type: Pasta
Ingredients
  • 1 lb Ziti, Mostaccioli or other medium pasta shape, uncooked
  • 12 oz chopped, cooked chicken
  • 2 teaspoons butter or margarine
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 10 oz package frozen peas, thawed and drained
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions.
  2. While pasta is cooking, warm the butter over medium heat in a large skillet. Add onion and cook for 3 minutes.
  3. Stir in the Dijon mustard and flour. Using a whisk, very gradually whisk in the chicken broth.
  4. Bring the broth to a boil and stir in the lemon juice, peas and parsley.
  5. When pasta is done, drain it well. Toss pasta and cooked chicken with the sauce.
  6. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

 

Prepare pasta according to package directions.

While pasta is cooking, melt the butter or margarine over medium heat in a large skillet.  Add the chopped onion and cook for 3 minutes.  Stir in the Dijon mustard and flour.  Using a whisk, very gradually whisk in the chicken broth.

Bring the broth to a boil and stir in the lemon juice, peas and parsley.

 

When pasta is done, drain it well.  Toss pasta and cooked chicken with the sauce, season with salt and pepper and serve.

Lets make life special by sharing great food with our family and friends!

 

To download the printable recipe with how-to photos, click here:  Speedy Ziti

Video: Speedy Ziti Pasta


Speedy Ziti Pasta is a quick summertime pasta recipe. This video shows a “dinner for two” on the porch – serving Speedy Ziti Pasta.

 

 

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