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prepared homemade alfredo sauce

Homemade Alfredo Sauce for Chicken Alfredo

My Easy Homemade Chicken Alfredo is perfect for weeknight dinner or special occasions! Simple and so delicious.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword alfredo sauce from scratch, homemade alfredo sauce
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 851kcal
Author Jenny
Cost $20


  • Dutch Oven or large pot
  • whisk
  • colander


  • 1 pound fresh or dry fettuccini noodles

Homemade Alfredo Sauce

  • 1 stick butter
  • 4 ounces cream cheese full fat not low fat
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
  • 4 cups cooked chicken I use a rotisserie chicken


  • Cook fettuccini noodles according to package directions, drain and set aside while preparing alfredo sauce.
  • Place butter, cream cheese and heavy cream into a large rimmed pan over medium heat. Using a whisk, gently stir and cook until melted and smooth, be patient this takes 5-8 minutes. Mixture will thicken as well. When creamy, whisk in Parmesan, salt and pepper to combine. Reduce heat to simmer, stirring often.
  • Place warm cooked noodles and warm chicken in individual serving bowls. Spoon hot sauce over top, stir and serve. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley if desired.


Calories: 851kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 50g | Saturated Fat: 27g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 275mg | Sodium: 639mg | Potassium: 501mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1640IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 306mg | Iron: 3mg