Copycat Olive Garden Alfredo Sauce
Recipe type: Dinner
Serves: 4
  • Sauce:
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1½ tsp Minced Garlic
  • ½ cup Heavy Cream
  • ¾ cup Milk
  • ⅓ cup Grated Parmesan
  • 1 beaten Egg Yolk
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • Pasta & Toppings:
  • 8 oz Fettuccine Pasta
  • 6 Medium Raw Shrimp (thawed if frozen)
  • 2 oz Broccoli pieces
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions and drain.
  2. Steam fresh or frozen broccoli.
  3. Preheat oven to 400.
  4. Drizzle shrimp with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Cook for 7-8 minutes.
  6. In a skillet or large pan over medium heat, combine butter, garlic, cream and milk.
  7. Cook just until ready to boil and remove from heat.
  8. Temper egg yolk by taking a few spoons of liquid from pan and whisking into egg yolk to raise temperature without scrambling it.
  9. Add tempered egg yolk and Parmesan to pan and whisk to incorporate.
  10. You can gradually add a little more milk if too thick.
  11. Add in pasta and gently toss to combine.
  12. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  13. Transfer to plate and add broccoli and shrimp.
  14. Garnish with additional Parmesan and parsley.
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