The Real Olive Garden Alfredo Sauce

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Mahal Liza

This recipe was retrieved from Olive Garden's website. After browsing hundreds of recipes for that "one" Alfredo sauce, I found the ONE! I have never liked any other Alfredo sauce other then Olive Garden's - I made this recipe last night with angel hair pasta & roasted chicken

Top Review by scottnagy78

This is a very close to the oiginal recipe. It is almost identical to the recipe provided on Olive Gardens website prior to them switching to their new recipe that removed the egg yolks. I add a couple cloves of garlic to mine and yes black pepper was in original recipe. Enjoy

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. HEAT milk and cream in a heavy bottom saucepan until it begins to simmer.
  2. Turn off heat.
  3. Slowly whip in cheese, then remove from heat.
  4. PLACE egg yolks in a separate bowl and slowly whip in a portion of the hot milk and cream mixture.
  5. Slowly add egg yolk mixture back into remaining cream mixture.
  6. Place back on very low heat and continually stir until simmering.
  7. Take sauce off heat so it thickens. (This will increase temperature of egg yolks, known as tempering).
  8. SEASON to taste with salt and black pepper.
  9. Serve over your favorite pasta.

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