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true4uca 12-26-2016 07:32 PM

Alfredo sauce
 
Any easy way to make a small amount of Alfredo sauce. I usually use about half a jar and toss the rest. Āll the recipes I have seem to make about 3 cups.

MargaretH 12-26-2016 07:37 PM

I have same issue, so I use half and then freeze other half. Works for me.

QuiltE 12-26-2016 09:30 PM


Originally Posted by true4uca (Post 7726763)
Any easy way to make a small amount of Alfredo sauce. I usually use about half a jar and toss the rest. Āll the recipes I have seem to make about 3 cups.


If you only want half ... then cut the ingredients in half and only make the half recipe!

QuiltnLady1 12-26-2016 09:53 PM

The easiest recipe I know is from the new Joy of Cooking -- its part of the Fettuccini Alfredo recipe. It is heat 1 cup of heavy cream and 1 cup of Parmesan cheese. I then toss in cooked noodles (or tortellini or ...) and some cooked chicken -- yummy.

My DSIL can't have anything with gluten so I make this -- usually double or triple the recipe.

Lady Diana 12-27-2016 04:42 AM

Olive garden style alfredo.....small amount.....half a pkg. Cream cheese, pat of butter, garlic powder, pepper, cream for thickness you want, then add parmesan to your liking. My family loves this.

true4uca 12-27-2016 09:05 AM

I did not know it could be frozen. How do you use it after frozen. Do you thaw it in the fridge. Last time I bought a jar was almost $3. I felt like I was throwing $1.50 in the garbage. It surely isn't cheaper for me to make it as I'd never use the rest of the ingredients. DH avoids dairy and now so do. We don't even drink milk let alone using heavy cream.

Originally Posted by MargaretH (Post 7726765)
I have same issue, so I use half and then freeze other half. Works for me.


jbj137 12-27-2016 09:18 AM

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bakermom 12-27-2016 09:26 AM


Originally Posted by QuiltnLady1 (Post 7726808)
The easiest recipe I know is from the new Joy of Cooking -- its part of the Fettuccini Alfredo recipe. It is heat 1 cup of heavy cream and 1 cup of Parmesan cheese. I then toss in cooked noodles (or tortellini or ...) and some cooked chicken -- yummy.

My DSIL can't have anything with gluten so I make this -- usually double or triple the recipe.


My DD learned that recipe in a cooking class when she was 10 or 12. It is the one my kids still request when we make Alfredo

Watson 12-27-2016 10:02 AM

Don't forget a tiny pinch of nutmeg in your Alfredo sauce, if you're going for the real thing.

Watson

Jingle 12-27-2016 01:10 PM

I buy two jars, cook 1" pieces of chicken with onions and garlid add the alfredo sauce. Cook linguine noodles, drain and mix in the sauce. I love it so much I eat it until it is gone. My Husband isn't as wild about it, although he does eat it too.
Our rule is if I make it or buy it we eat it. Any and all foods. We never throw out anything edible.

Karamarie 12-27-2016 06:37 PM

You can also make the Alfredo by using the whole jar of Alfredo and enough other ingredients to make a full batch and then freeze part of the batch. Makes for a quick complete meal as it is complete when you froze it.

Geri B 12-28-2016 05:15 AM


Originally Posted by true4uca (Post 7726992)
I did not know it could be frozen. How do you use it after frozen. Do you thaw it in the fridge. Last time I bought a jar was almost $3. I felt like I was throwing $1.50 in the garbage. It surely isn't cheaper for me to make it as I'd never use the rest of the ingredients. DH avoids dairy and now so do. We don't even drink milk let alone using heavy cream.

if you avoid dairy products why are you eating elfredo?

QuiltE 12-28-2016 05:49 AM


Originally Posted by Geri B (Post 7727435)
if you avoid dairy products why are you eating elfredo?

It doesn't make sense, does it? :)

quiltpal 02-12-2017 04:07 PM

I have made this receipe several times. It is great. Thank you! Quiltpal

slbram17 02-13-2017 11:30 AM

There are non dairy recipes out there for alfredo sauce....uses almond milk and vegan cheese.

romanojg 02-14-2017 07:50 AM

you can freeze it, you can also add curry to it and make something different, its also great as a pizza sauce for white pizza, lots of ways to use the whole thing. I live alone and agree and I have a hard time making small batches of anything.

true4uca 02-14-2017 08:14 AM

Avoid is the key word and just a personal choice, I do make it a couple times a year when I'm in need of something different. Most dairy products just get tossed as we rarely manage to eat it in a timely manner.

Originally Posted by Geri B (Post 7727435)
if you avoid dairy products why are you eating elfredo?


Onebyone 02-15-2017 05:57 AM

I make it using chicken stock with Parmesan cheese and cream cheese melted into it and then add about a teaspoon of cornstarch solution as thickener. Add salt to taste and any herbs you like. We use a lot of basil. My young grands love it over noodles so we have it often for lunch the days I keep them.

fruitloop 02-16-2017 12:42 PM


Originally Posted by Onebyone (Post 7764918)
I make it using chicken stock with Parmesan cheese and cream cheese melted into it and then add about a teaspoon of cornstarch solution as thickener. Add salt to taste and any herbs you like. We use a lot of basil. My young grands love it over noodles so we have it often for lunch the days I keep them.

I made the sauce using these ingredients and it was delicious. I could have eaten it as a soup before thickening.


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