No-Cream Alfredo Sauce

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I make my alfredo sauce with evaporated milk from the pantry instead of fresh cream from the supermarket. My family enjoys this convenient and delicious sauce often. They claim to like it even better than restaurant alfredo sauce! I hope you'll also enjoy it.

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  • add   1 cup mushrooms, sliced, cooked in butter, and drained (optional)
  • add   3/4 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese
  • add   1/4 cup butter
  • add   1 (12 ounce) can evaporated milk
  • add   1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • add   2 tablespoons powdered milk
  • add   1/2 cup milk
  • add   hot pasta
  • add   1 cup thinly sliced grilled chicken pieces (optional)
  • add   2 tablespoons flour


  1. Shake together powdered and evaporated milks; set aside.
  2. Melt butter in medium saucepan; stir in flour to make a roux; cook until bubbly.
  3. Gradually whisk evaporated milk into the roux; cook sauce over medium heat, stirring, until bubbly.
  4. Reduce heat; add parmesan cheese and garlic salt; stir until melted.
  5. Thin sauce to desired consistency by stirring in up to one half cup milk.
  6. Add optional mushrooms and/or chicken pieces; heat through and serve over hot pasta.