How to Make Creamy garlic Parmesan sauce

How to Make Creamy garlic Parmesan sauce - 1 70
  • 50g butter
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 300ml heavy cream
  • 100g grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish (optional)
Per serving
Calories: 300 kcal
Proteins: 3 g
Fats: 30 g
Carbohydrates: 5 g
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  • In a saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and sauté for about 1 minute until fragrant, being careful not to burn it.
  • Pour in the heavy cream and stir well. Let it simmer for about 5 minutes, allowing the cream to thicken slightly.
  • Add the grated Parmesan cheese to the sauce and stir continuously until the cheese is completely melted and the sauce becomes smooth and creamy. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Continue to cook the sauce for another 5 minutes, stirring frequently to prevent sticking and ensure the sauce has a consistent texture.
  • Once the sauce reaches your desired thickness, remove it from the heat.
  • Optional: Garnish with fresh parsley for added flavor and presentation.

Creamy garlic Parmesan sauce pairs well with various dishes such as pasta (e.g., fettuccine, linguine), grilled or sautéed chicken, steamed vegetables, and even as a dipping sauce for breadsticks.

Creamy garlic Parmesan sauce is a rich and indulgent white sauce originating from Italy. Its smooth and velvety texture, combined with the nutty and savory flavors of Parmesan cheese, make it a delightful addition to a wide range of dishes.

Facts about the sauce:

  1. Parmesan cheese, one of the main ingredients in this sauce, is a hard, granular cheese that originated in Italy. It is typically aged for several months, which gives it a distinct flavor and texture.
  2. The creamy garlic Parmesan sauce is an emulsified sauce, meaning it is a mixture of two immiscible liquids (butter and cream) stabilized by an emulsifying agent (the cheese), resulting in a smooth and cohesive texture.
  3. While this sauce is undeniably delicious, it is also relatively high in calories and fat due to the butter, cream, and cheese content. Moderation is key when indulging in this flavorful sauce.
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