Alfredo sauce

noun
Al·​fre·​do sauce | \ (ˌ)al-ˈfrā-(ˌ)dō- How to pronounce Alfredo sauce (audio) , (ˌ)äl- \
variants: or less commonly alfredo sauce

Definition of Alfredo sauce

: a rich pasta sauce made with butter, Parmesan cheese, and often cream — compare fettuccine alfredo

First Known Use of Alfredo sauce

1966, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Alfredo sauce

after fettuccine alfredo

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“Alfredo sauce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alfredo%20sauce. Accessed 30 Mar. 2020.

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