Alfredo sauce


Al·​fre·​do sauce (ˌ)al-ˈfrā-(ˌ)dō- How to pronounce Alfredo sauce (audio)
variants or less commonly alfredo sauce
: a rich pasta sauce made with butter, Parmesan cheese, and often cream compare fettuccine alfredo

Examples of Alfredo sauce in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Alfredo sauce is then prepared in that same skillet, which can add even more flavor if there are browned bits stuck to the bottom of the pan, depending on the material it’s made out of, that then get incorporated into the sauce. Aaron Hutcherson, Washington Post, 23 Jan. 2024 Parmesan cheese: Echoing the flavors of the Alfredo sauce, this recipe calls for Parmesan cheese. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 20 Nov. 2023 Roasted red bell peppers: Blended with the Alfredo sauce for a complex sauce with a gorgeous color. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 18 Oct. 2023 Stir in half of the Alfredo sauce and the Parmesan cheese. Bhg Test Kitchen, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 July 2023 Ingredients 2 12 ounce package frozen small Italian or Swedish-style meatballs 1 15 ounce jar classic Alfredo sauce 2 - 3 tablespoon white wine ⅓ cup chopped green onion Snipped basil (optional) Directions Prepare the frozen meatballs according to package directions. Bhg Test Kitchen, Better Homes & Gardens, 5 Apr. 2023 Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan combine Alfredo sauce, lemon juice, and capers. Bhg Test Kitchen, Better Homes & Gardens, 24 Oct. 2022 Cleaning up the Alfredo sauce took over six hours, with workers from the Memphis Department of Transportation working until 1 a.m., the department told CNN. Zoe Sottile, CNN, 31 Aug. 2022 Within a day of each other, two big rigs spilled at least 150,000 fist-sized tomatoes and thousands of jars worth of creamy Alfredo sauce across multiple interstate highways—one in California and the other in Memphis. Ali Francis, Bon Appétit, 31 Aug. 2022 See More

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Word History


after fettuccine alfredo

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alfredo sauce was in 1966

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“Alfredo sauce.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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