Easy Microwave Alfredo Sauce

READY IN: 13mins
YIELD: 2 1/2 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    cup butter (no subs!)
  • 1 -2
    teaspoon minced garlic (can use a bit more only if you like extreme garlic taste!)
  • 1
    cup whipping cream (unwhipped)
  • 1
    pinch nutmeg (optional)
  • 18
    teaspoon basil (rubbed between fingers to release the flavor)
  • 1 - 1 14
    cup grated parmesan cheese
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper (to taste)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place butter and garlic in a 4-cup Pyrex measuring cup.
  • Microwave uncovered in HIGH for 2 minutes.
  • Remove and stir in whipping cream, nutmeg (if using) basil and black pepper.
  • Return to the microwave uncovered on HIGH for another 2-3 minutes, until bubbling.
  • Remove and stir in Parmesan cheese, return to the microwave for 2-3 minutes longer until thick and smooth.
  • Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
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