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A pasta server removing pasta with Alfredo sauce from a red Dutch oven.

Easy Alfredo Sauce

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


Quick and easy creamy, cheesy Alfredo with cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, butter, milk and seasonings.



  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 2 cups grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  1. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add minced garlic and saute (stirring constantly) until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  2. Add cream cheese cubes and Italian seasoning. Stir with a whisk to smooth out large lumps. Slowly pour in milk, about 1/4 cup at a time, while continuing to whisk.
  3. Add Parmesan cheese and pepper. Stir well to combine. Continue to cook and stir for about 3 minutes, or until sauce reaches desired thickness.  Toss with your favorite cooked pasta.
  • Category: Sauces
  • Method: Simmer
  • Cuisine: Italian

Keywords: easy alfredo sauce