Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 0 mins

Don't know where I originally got this, but this is the best alfredo sauce I have ever had outside of a restaurant. I have made it with or without the cream cheese, and with all Parmesan, and it still turns out great. The nutmeg is essential!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add cream and cream cheese, stirring constantly, until slightly thickened.
  3. Stir in nutmeg, parmesan, romano cheese, and garlic.
  4. Stir constantly until melted completely.
  5. Salt to taste.
  6. Mix in egg yolks.
  7. Continue to simmer over medium low heat, stirring constantly, for 3 to 5 minutes.
  8. Serve over pasta, garnished with additional grated cheese and parsley.
Most Helpful

FINALLY!!! A 'real' alfredo recipe! Thanks so much for sharing, it was wonderful!

Nachozilla May 28, 2011

Awesome!!! This is so good! I will never use a store bought alfredo sauce ever again! Thank you so much for sharing this!

Lydia426 November 10, 2010

This is the first time that I have made a "real" Alfredo Sauce and it did not disappoint! My husband requested chicken and broccoli fettucine alfredo for his birthday supper and this is the recipe that I decided to try. He loved it and I will definitely be using this as my go to alfredo sauce from here on out!!

mamamountin October 26, 2010