Classic Alfredo Sauce Ingredients Makes enough for 8 ounces of Fettuccine 1  Cups, Heavy Cream 2 Tbsp.

, Butter  Tsp., Salt  Tsp., Black Pepper  Cup, Parmesan Cheese 1 Pinch, Grated Nutmeg (Optional) Bring 1 cup of the heavy cream and the butter to a simmer in a saucepan over medium heat. Reduce the heat to low and simmer the mixture 10-15 minutes until it reduces. Once the cream mixture has reduced to about 2/3 cup, take your pan off the heat and add in the remaining cream, the salt, and the pepper. Return the mixture to the stove and bring back to a simmer, not a boil. Once the mixture is simmering, reduce the heat to low and add in the cheese and nutmeg. Pour the sauce over your cooked and drained pasta and toss to combine. *If the sauce is too thick, add a small amount of the pasta cooking water to your sauce until it reaches your desired consistency.