Alfredo sauce is one thing that I don’t often make due to the amount of butter and heavy cream involved. Having made homemade ice cream this past weekend, I had a small amount of heavy cream leftover, so I had an excuse to make a small batch.
Recipe for Homemade Alfredo Sauce
2 tbsp. butter
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 c. heavy cream
1/2 c. freshly grated parmesan
pinch of nutmeg
black pepper to taste
Melt the butter in a small sauce pan. Add garlic and cook over med-low heat about 3 minutes. Add heavy cream and stir with whisk. Add the parmesan a little at a time, stirring often with the wire whisk. When all parmesan is melted and sauce has thickened, season with nutmeg and black pepper. Toss with pasta and serve topped with grated parmesan and crushed red pepper.