Basic Italian White Cream Sauce (Like an Alfredo or Bechamel)

Total Time
15mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
10 mins

This recipe is for a basic Italian White Cream Sauce (like an Alfredo or bechamel) for Pasta, Chicken, Shrimp, etc. You can add other ingredients to suit your liking, this is the basic version - goes great over Fettuccine or Tortellini... you can also add 1 teaspoon oregano or parsley to flavor. If you throw in some bacon, carmelized onion & a handful of frozen peas & serve over pappardelle it is absolutely fabulous!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt butter in small saucepan cooking over low to medium heat, stirring for about 5 minutes.
  2. Add flour and stir until the butter and flour are well combined. Pour in cream & remaining ingredients, stirring constantly as it thickens.
  3. Add more cream or flour depending on desired consistency.