Alfredo Pasta

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Alfredo pasta is the most creamiest, comforting, and delicious pasta recipe that you can make in the comfort of your home. This Alfredo sauce makes it creamier with extra fresh cream. Alfredo pasta served in bowl with cheese, fork and spoon aside

What is Alfredo Pasta?

The pasta is simple to make. The white creamy sauce is made of butter, cream, and cheese.

The pasta is layered with this Alfredo sauce, which oozes with rich cream and seasoning.

The sauce takes little time and is easy to make.

How to make Alfredo sauce?

Alfredo sauce is the simple, creamy white sauce made of butter, cream, and cheese with additional seasonings that make it irresistible good and delicious, it is usually tossed with cooked pasta. 

This Pasta Recipe is,

1.Easy and quick to make! 

2. We all would like to eat food that tastes good.

But there are many emotions attached to a dish.

It should not only taste good, but it should also smell good, appeal to our eyes, and must comfort us.

This Alfredo Pasta is one of such comforting food that will leave you happy inside out.

3. Just the minimal ingredients are needed to make this recipe! 

How to make Alfredo Pasta:

Alfredo pasta Ingredients

bell pepper, parmesan cheese, cream, seasonings are in bowl
Ingredients to make Alfredo pasta are taken.
penne pasta in deep pot
Cook your pasta according to the package instruction. Drain out the water and set aside. (Just keep 1/4 cup of pasta water in case if needed)
garlic is stir fried in butter in sauce pan
Heat butter in a pan, add minced garlic. Stir fry for few seconds.
chopped red bell pepper and garlic is cooked in butter in a pan
Add chopped bell pepper/capsicum, stir fry the capsicum in butter for a minute.
a bowl of seasonings is being added to pan
Then, add all the seasonings, stir for few seconds.
cream, parmesan cheese and red bell pepper is in pan
Add cream, parmesan cheese, and salt.
alfredo sauce ia cooked in pan
Keep stirring the Alfredo sauce in a low flame for 2 to 3 minutes. ( At this stage check for salt and seasonings)
cooked penne pasta is in pan
Then add the cooked pasta. Toss the pasta in the Alfredo sauce. (If you want more creamier sauce, you may add some more cream and reserved pasta water at this stage and toss)

Alfredo pasta recipe is served in bowl with fork and spoon aside

Tips To Make the Best Alfredo pasta Recipe 

1. After adding the pasta to the sauce keep mixing it. The starches from the pasta will bring thickness to the sauce.

2. You can add the cream with low fat as well.

3. Cheese and cream ratio can be altered per your taste.

4. Mixed herbs and seasoning brings a bit of added flavor to the dish.

5. You can use the sauce on pizza as a topping to enhance the flavor.

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. Can I make the sauce with only milk, and not use cream?

Yes, you can use heavy whipped cream or fresh cream also add 1 or 2 teaspoons of flour. 

2. Can I avoid cheese?

The creamy sauce gets tastier with the addition of cheese. So try using the cheese of your choice.

3. Is it ok to heat the sauce for long to make it thicker instead of adding flour?

Do not overheat the sauce. It can be runny or thicker and can be added to the pasta to relish the overall taste.

4. Can I make it with veggies or meat?

You can add veggies of your choice and can add any meat of your choice

Pasta Recipes you may like to try:

Classic Red sauce pasta

White Sauce Pasta

Pasta Carbonara

Garlic Shrimp Pasta 

Italian Pesto Pasta 

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Alfredo Pasta


  • Author: Nithya Narasimhan
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

Alfredo pasta is the most creamiest, comforting, and delicious. It is easy to make in the comfort of your home. The recipe makes it creamier with extra fresh cream.


Ingredients

Scale

To cook pasta

  • 2 cups penne pasta
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil

To make Alfredo pasta:

  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon garlic (minced)
  • 1 cup fresh cream
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 bell pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasonings
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon parsley.

Instructions

  1. Ingredients to make Alfredo pasta are taken.
  2. Cook your pasta according to the package instruction. Drain out the water and set aside. (Just keep 1/4 cup of pasta water in case if needed)
  3. Heat butter in a pan, add minced garlic. Stir fry for few seconds.
  4. Add chopped bell pepper/capsicum, stir fry the capsicum in butter for a minute.
  5. Then, add all the seasonings, stir for few seconds.
  6. Add cream, parmesan cheese, and salt. Keep stirring the Alfredo sauce in a low flame for 2 to 3 minutes. ( At this stage check for salt and spiciness)
  7. Then add the cooked pasta. Toss the pasta in the Alfredo sauce.
  8. Alfredo pasta is ready to be served! Grate some parmesan and sprinkle chopped parsley.

Notes

Tips To Make the Best Recipe 

  • After adding the sauce to the pasta, keep mixing it. The starches from the pasta will bring thickness to the sauce.
  • You can add the cream with low fat as well.
  • Milk and cream ratio can be altered per your taste.
  • Mixed herbs and seasoning brings a bit of added flavor to the dish.
  • You can use the sauce on pizza as a topping to enhance the flavor.
  • Category: Maincourse
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: italian

Keywords: Alfredo pasta, Alfredo pasta recipe, Alfredo sauce

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