Better Than The Jar Alfredo

60 reviews

Pasta La Vista to jarred Alfredo sauce! This quick & creamy recipe is the only one you'll need!

Very easy

2 minutes

Prep time

15 minutes

Cook time

748 cal.

Per serving



Stovetop, Pot (large)


Pasta (fettuccine)

Step 1

In a pot of salted boiling water, cook fettuccine according to package directions (Pro tip: use a pan wide enough to fit the fettuccine without breaking). Reserve a ladle of pasta cooking water before straining. Set pasta aside.

Butter (unsalted)
Heavy cream

Step 2

Heat the same pan over low heat. Add butter, heavy cream & reserved pasta water. Cook for 2 min or until the butter is fully melted.

Parmesan (grated)

Step 3

Add in the pasta & parmesan cheese. Stir & cook until the sauce thickens & coats the pasta, about 3-4 min.

Step 4

Serve topped with additional parm & black pepper if desired. Enjoy ;-)

Personal notes

Add your own flavor!

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy748 cal.
Fat51 g
Carbohydrates53 g
Protein19 g
Fiber2 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Better Than The Jar Alfredo" contains 748 Energy, 51 g of Fat, 53 g of Carbohydrates, 19 g of Protein, 2 g of Fiber.

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