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Delicious Alfredo Sauce for Pasta Meal

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Fettuccine Alfredo or Fettuccine al burro is an Italian pasta dish of fresh fettuccine tossed with butter and Parmesan cheese. As the cheese melts, it emulsifies the liquids to form a smooth and rich sauce coating the pasta.

What can I add to Alfredo sauce to make it taste better?

Extra seasonings and spices will go a long way in adding flavor to a boring jar of sauce. Some of my personal favorites include salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, dried basil, oregano, onion powder, or seasoned salt. Start with small amounts (½ teaspoon at a time) and add as needed, in order to avoid over-spicing

This Is The Best Pasta To Use With Alfredo Sauce

There’s a reason why Fettuccine Alfredo is on the menus of so many Italian restaurants. Serve Alfredo sauce with flat, long noodles

Yield: ± 1 cup

Alfredo Sauce for Pasta Meal

An image of a plate filled with Alfredo Sauce and Pasta Meal

Alfredo Sauce for Pasta Meal. This is by far the quickest meal to prepare. The Alfredo Sauce is done before you can boil your pasta.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


  • 2 cups penne pasta, cooked as directed
  • 8-10 slices deli ham (optional)
  • Tray of mushrooms
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 tbsp crushed garlic (less if you do not like Garlic that much)
  • 2 tbsp cream cheese
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • 300 ml fresh cream
  • Fresh parsley + extra parmesan for serving


Slice the ham into strips, then into blocks.

Slice the mushrooms. Heat butter.

Once foamy add garlic, ham, and mushrooms and stir till mushrooms tender.

Stir in cream cheese until melted.

Add cream, salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning.

Bring to a boil then reduce heat to the lowest setting.

Add parmesan cheese and stir until cheese has melted.

Drain pasta, stir in some butter or olive oil, and mix.

Dish into serving bowls.

Spoon the Alfredo sauce over, sprinkle a little parsley, parmesan, and a grinding of black pepper.

Serve immediately.

Do you think you have what it takes, to make this most delicious creamy homemade Alfredo sauce?

Yes, I am sure, as Alfredo Sauce is the easiest thing in the world to make, but be sure to make everything from scratch with fresh ingredients. 

This meal takes very little effort and is so creamy, morish, and super delicious, your family and friends will go crazy and ask for more time and time again, so be sure to make lots of this dish whenever they come over.


Fettuccine Alfredo or fettuccine al burro is an Italian pasta dish of fresh fettuccine tossed with butter and Parmesan cheese. As the cheese melts, it emulsifies the liquids to form a smooth and rich sauce coating the pasta.

Alfredo Sauce recipe is a classic creamy pasta sauce that only takes about 15-20 minutes to make and the best of all you as far as I am concerned, would be that I can use lots of Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Information


1 cup

Serving Size

1/4 cup

Amount Per Serving Calories 2564Total Fat 202gSaturated Fat 122gTrans Fat 7gUnsaturated Fat 61gCholesterol 656mgSodium 5377mgCarbohydrates 106gFiber 6gSugar 12gProtein 87g

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Alfredo Sauce for Pasta Meal

Who invented Alfredo sauce? 

Modern fettuccine Alfredo was invented by Alfredo di Lelio in Rome. According to family accounts, in 1892 Alfredo di Lelio began to work in a restaurant that was located in piazza Rosa and run by his mother Angelina.

Is Alfredo sauce actually Italian?

The name “Alfredo sauce” is almost completely absent in Italy, although there are plenty of pasta sauces that are similarly based on the combination of butter and Parmigiano. In 1914, Alfredo di Lelio, a Roman restaurateur who was popular among American tourists, named his butter and cheese linguine after himself.

Prepared, tried, and tested Melanie Kramar

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