Are you a spice lover and aspiring to make your meal fabulous, this spicy alfredo sauce recipe is a one shot solution. The temperature dropping outside, we are getting into the cozy kitchen to make a warm and comforting dinner. How about you?
Learn how to make this spicy alfredo sauce that retains all the classic properties of alfredo sauce like, color and the creamy texture but with surprise addon element-heat.
This spicy Alfredo pasta sauce recipe yields deliciously creamy and mildly hot white sauce same like this coconut milk alfredo sauce.
It's made with minimal ingredients and ready in under 15 minutes. The best part is, the heat in this pasta sauce is highly customizable to your individual preference.
If you are wondering how to spice up bland alfredo sauce? This post could help you instantly.
Beyond tossing over pasta and serving as a meal, this sauce could be greatly suitable for serving as a dip with some roasted vegetables or pita chips.
Or simply think of slathering over the pizza as the topping sauce and make the whole family love you.
Make the meal the way you wish, mild or moderately hot with an effortless recipe. You have pleasing choices of enjoying this spiced sauce in multiple ways.
A simple addition to the classic alfredo sauce gives a whole new makeover that tastes extremely delicious as well with the right amount of heat.
To let you know, this is not a copycat recipe of Olive garden’s spicy alfredo sauce, however this edition is remarkably addictive that you keep making it more frequently than you ever think of.
Butter. The spicy alfredo sauce’s rich flavors depend highly on butter. So the only alternate that anyone can think of is unsalted butter.
Heavy whipping cream. Same like butter, this is the key ingredient that makes alfredo sauce luscious. Choose light whipping cream as the low fat option.
Parmesan cheese. Creates cheesy flavor and beautiful texture. For best results, use a block of parmesan cheese and grate it manually rather than getting the cheese in the powder form.
Roasted red pepper flakes. The main ingredient that adds the heat and robust flavors. Double up the quantity for intense heat.
Garlic. Adds brightness and vibrants.
Italian seasoning. Gives the whole song favor that everyone is screaming for.
How to make
Over medium heat, place a pan. And add butter, cream, and minced garlic.
Allow butter to melt down.
Add in Italian seasoning, roasted red pepper flakes, pepper, and salt.
Cook for 3-4 in low heat or until the mixture starts to thicken.
Add parmesan cheese and stir continuously until the sauce becomes smooth.
Remove the pan from the heat and toss with pasta.
Best ways of serving
Pasta sauce. The primary use of spicy alfredo sauce is to make pasta. You may use penne, spaghetti, or gnocchi, all works perfect and gives satisfactory results
Pizza topping. Spread generously as it topping layer over the pizza and enjoy that hot pizza that’ creamy and cheesy at the same time
Dipping sauce. Serve with pita triangles, chips, or jalapeño poppers.
Salad dressing. Drizzle over the salad like, mmmm as a quick makeover
Glazing sauce. Pour over grilled meat for a flavorful finish.
How to store
To store. Refrigerate the spicy alfredo sauce in an airtight storage container for up to three days.
To reheat. Gently rewarm the sauce in the microwave for a minute or until it turns warm.
To freeze. FreezeSpicy Alfredo sauce in the freezer safe attic container for up to three months. And to talk let them overnight in the refrigerator create a day. s
Cajun seasoning. For bold flavors Cajun might be the right choice, however not be generous as too much of Cajun seasoning may turn the color of the white sauce. You may substitute the red pepper flakes or you may add it along with red pepper flakes.
Cayenne pepper. For extra hot, it just spices up and slightly changes the spicy alfredo sauce’s color.
Jalapeno. Add a few slices of jalapeno or habanero for peppery flavors and heat.
Suggestion for tools to make this recipe
Sauté pan. Easy to use and works excellent for making a one pot dinner like this.
Measuring tools. What else is needed other than a satisfying tools with good quality.
Spicy alfredo pasta sauce
- 2 tablespoon butter cut into chunks
- ⅔ cup heavy whipping cream
- ⅔ cup parmesan cheese
- 1 teaspoon roasted red pepper flakes
- 1 clove garlic minced
- ¼ teaspoon Italian seasoning
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon pepper
- Place a pan over medium heat. And add butter, cream, and minced garlic.
- Allow butter to melt down.
- Now stir in italian seasoning, roasted red pepper flakes, pepper, and salt.
- Cook for 3-4 in low heat or until the mixture starts to thicken.
- Add parmesan cheese and stir continuously until the sauce becomes smooth.
- Remove the pan from the heat and toss with pasta.
Perfectly easy meal for weeknights! This was so good!
I love spicy everything and I'll never make alfredo sauce the same way again... so creamy and delicious over fresh pasta! Yum!
My husband loves a bit of a kick to his pasta so this perfect! So easy too.
So creamy and flavorful! I really loved this recipe using spices in it.
I love alfredo sauce and the spicy kick to this sounds amazing. I can't wait to try it.
Adding a little spice to Alfredo sauce is a wonderful change, making this a wonderful dinner for any day of the week.
My husband made this for me for Valentine's Day and it was out of this world delicious!
Oh wow - I've always wanted to learn how to make this sauce at home. It pairs well with so many delicious dishes!
Oh i m totally in love with this spicy alfredo sauce!! Can't wait to make it for our weekend pasta night!!!
This sauce was to die for-served it over spaghetti for dinner but I am going to try it on pizza next time, per your suggestion. Thank you!