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Alfredo Cream Sauce

Pasta with Panna Sauce isn't that hard to make. With just a few simple ingredients, you too can make this alfredo cream sauce to put over spaghetti, penne or linguini pasta.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Additional Time5 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Sides and Sauces
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: alfredo sauce, cream sauce, pasta sauce
Servings: 4
Calories: 539kcal
Author: AmyG




  • 1 package spaghetti/linguini pasta


  • 4 slices of prosciutto cut up into squares


  • Pasta
  • Boil pasta as per package directions and remove from water when it is "al dente".
  • Drain pasta over colander and pour back into pot while you make the alfredo sauce.
  • Sauce
  • On medium heat in a small saucepan on cook the the prosciutto until it is crispy.
  • Add cream, butter and parmesan cheese.
  • Stir continuously and bring to boil.
  • Add green peas, stir and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • This sauce should thicken slightly.
  • Add pepper to taste.
  • Pour the sauce over the pasta and mix thoroughly.
  • Serve immediately.


You can also cook the prosciutto and alfredo sauce in a large skillet. Then when the pasta is cooked al dente, transfer the pasta into the skillet and mix with sauce to finishing the cooking process.


Serving: 1/4 of Dish | Calories: 539kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 128mg | Sodium: 982mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g