Parmesan Alfredo Sauce, Quick

Parmesan Alfredo Sauce, Quick
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Recipe type: Sauce
Cuisine: Italian
  • ½ 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)
  • ½ teaspoon basil (rubbed between fingers to release the flavor)
  • 1 - 1.25 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper (to taste)
  1. Place butter and garlic in a 4-cup Pyrex measuring cup.
  2. Microwave uncovered in HIGH for 2 minutes.
  3. Remove and stir in whipping cream, nutmeg (if using) basil and black pepper.
  4. Return to the microwave uncovered on HIGH for another 2-3 minutes, until bubbling.
  5. Remove and stir in Parmesan cheese, return to the microwave for 2-3 minutes longer until thick and smooth.
  6. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.