SLOW COOKER ALFREDO SAUCE — Creamy Alfredo sauce with Parmesan cheese and chicken broth simmers all day in your slow cooker.
I love Alfredo sauce, but I would definitely gain a thousand pounds if we ate it at every meal, so that’s not going to happen. But we’ll probably have it a lot more often now that we have an amazing recipe for Slow Cooker Alfredo Sauce.
To say my boys love Alfredo sauce would be a huge understatement. Huge! They certainly wouldn’t complain if I served it at every meal.
Now that I think about it, my husband and I wouldn’t mind some form of Alfredo at every meal either. But that would be a really high fat and calorie diet. Yikes!
This was so good! Just perfect for my family of four. Thank you for a great recipe. ~ Christa
Alfredo sauce isn’t super complicated to make in the first place, but being able to do it in the slow cooker is so convenient if you have a busy day planned.
My husband actually prefers it to the usual Alfredo sauce because it’s a bit lighter–there is actually more chicken broth in the recipe than cream.
This recipe does make a lot of sauce! Which means we can have it for dinner and then my boys will happily eat the leftovers for lunch the next few days.
And if we don’t feel like straight up Alfredo sauce, I use the leftovers to make some kind of cheesy pasta bake.
Delicious! Made it the other night turned out perfect. Put cooked Italian sausage in it and added shrimp half an hour before it was done so they could be cooked properly. Excellent. Thank you. ~ Andrew
I recommend serving this rich, creamy sauce with fettuccine or linguine, but any pasta will do. And you can always add chicken, shrimp or vegetables for a more hearty meal.
This Slow Cooker Alfredo Sauce is a staple at our house because I know when I serve it, everyone will clean their plates without complaint. I hope you love it as much as we do!
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Here’s what you’ll need to make Slow Cooker Alfredo Sauce
- Chicken broth
- Heavy cream
- Produce: garlic, fresh parsley
- Parmesan cheese
- 3 1/2 cups chicken broth
- 2 cups heavy whipping cream
- 4-6 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/2 cup butter, very soft
- 1/2 cup flour
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
- 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- Lightly grease the bowl of a slow cooker. Add broth, cream and garlic. Cover and cook on low for 4-6 hours.
- About 30 minutes before serving, combine soft butter, flour and parsley in a small bowl. Whisk butter mixture into the slow cooker until smooth. Cover and continue cooking for another 30 minutes, or until mixture is thickened.
- Stir in Parmesan cheese. Serve over cooked pasta. Garnish with additional parsley and Parmesan cheese, if desired.
For every 8 ounces of cooked pasta, use about 1 1/4 cups of sauce. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 264Total Fat: 25gSaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 74mgSodium: 492mgCarbohydrates: 7gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 5g
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