Alfredo sauce

Alfredo sauce
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Recipe type: Sauce
Cuisine: Italian
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup finely chopped shallots
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1-1/4 cups shredded Asiago cheese
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • ¾ cup grated Romano cheese
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  1. In a large saucepan, heat butter over medium heat. Add shallots; cook and stir until tender, 2-3 minutes. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add cream; cook and stir until heated through. Stir in Asiago, ½ cup Parmesan, Romano cheese, salt and pepper; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until thickened, about 10 minutes, whisking occasionally.
  2. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1 cup pasta water; place pasta in a large bowl. Add sauce; toss to coat. Thin as desired with reserved pasta water. Serve with the remaining ½ cup Parmesan cheese.