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5 from 2 votes

Alfredo Sauce

Copycat Olive Garden recipe for Garlic Alfredo Sauce.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: copycat recipe, garlic, sauce
Servings: 6
Calories: 423kcal


  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 ½ cups milk I used 2%
  • 1 ½ cups heavy cream
  • ½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup freshly grated Romano cheese


  • In a medium stock pot over medium heat, melt the butter. Stir in the garlic.
  • Whisk in the flour and cook until bubbling. Add the salt and pepper, whisking to combine.
  • Slowly add the milk, whisking constantly. Then, add the heavy cream, continuing to whisk.
  • As you continue to whisk the mixture, bring the sauce to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low. Allow to cook about 2 minutes and then remove from heat.
  • Immediately whisk in the cheeses until completely combined and smooth.
  • The sauce will continue to thicken as it rests.
  • Serve over cooked pasta and/or chicken.



Calories: 423kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 25g | Cholesterol: 134mg | Sodium: 570mg | Potassium: 151mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1430IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 296mg | Iron: 1mg