How To Make Alfredo Sauce

On a cold winter’s night or as a decadent dinner treat, Alfredo sauce can really satisfy the soul. Over fresh fettuccini pasta the creamy, buttery sauce really hits the spot. This white sauce is made from butter and parmesan cheese, so you know it must be good. The authentically Italian dish, Fettuccini Alfredo, was popularized in Rome in 1914 by Chef Alfredo di Lelio. This widely loved dish has gained many variations over the years. Some dishes add chicken to the pasta for depth and protein while others add cream, and still others use other cheeses to alter the flavor of the sauce and stretch the amount. You can use Alfredo sauce on pasta, pizza, chicken dishes, or as dip for breadsticks. In this video, Chef Mark leads an online cooking lesson for Alfredo sauce that gives you all the details you’ll need to prepare your own. For more great cooking demonstration videos, subscribe to the LearnToCookOnline YouTube channel.

Alfredo Sauce Recipe

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon garlic, chopped
1/4 cup shallots or onions, chopped
1/2 cup white wine
1 pint cream
1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated
salt to taste

1. Heat a saucepan over medium heat and sauté the garlic and shallots in olive oil for 3-4 minutes, being careful not to brown
2. Deglaze with the white whine; simmer until reduced by half
3. Add the cream and simmer until sauce thickens slightly
4. Finish with grated cheese and season to taste with salt
5. Strain

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  1. i dont use wine can i use chicken stock instead

  2. The best.!!!
    Thank you

  3. Hi, may I check what cream you mentioned in the recipe. Thanks!