Easy Alfredo Sauce
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Easy 5 Ingredient Alfredo Sauce

Easy Alfredo Sauce recipe that will hit the spot when you're looking for quick, homemade comfort food.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4
Author: Patti from CooksRecipeCollection.com


  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 cup 1/2 & 1/2
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil


  • Melt butter in the bottom of a sauce pan on medium heat.
  • Add remaining ingredients and stir to combine well.
  • Cook over medium heat until sauce is thoroughly warmed.
  • (Optional) Sauce can be thickened at this point if desired. To thicken the sauce, make a mixture of 2 tablespoons of corn starch with 1/4 cup of milk or water, and add it to the sauce. Stir occasionally over medium heat until thickened.
  • (Optional) Seafood of your choice can be added, if desired. Add seafood (like crab meat, cooked shrimp, or canned clams) to the sauce and continue to cook until thoroughly warmed.
  • Serve over linguine or your favorite pasta. Can be garnished with additional Parmesan cheese, parsley, and/or basil.