Keto lovers can enjoy this Low-Carb Alfredo Sauce served with all their favorite sides and entrees!

This keto alfredo sauce recipe is so versatile! It goes with everything from broccoli to zoodles, and can be used as a sauce or a dip. Plus it’s easy to make with only a few ingredients and in just one pan.

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Low Carb Alfredo Sauce

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Is Alfredo Sauce Keto?

  • Alfredo sauce is based on heavy cream, cheese, and butter, all keto ingredients with healthy fats that keep low-carb lovers energized! It’s one of the best sauces a low-carb lover can make in minutes.
  • Multi-use alfredo sauce can be served hot over keto pasta-like zoodles, folded into creamy mashed cauliflower with cream cheese, or used in a creamy mushroom soup.
  • Serve alfredo sauce as a cold dip on a veggie plate made with cauliflower and broccoli florets, celery, zucchini, and radishes.

ingredients for Low Carb Alfredo Sauce

4 Main Ingredients!

This creamy sauce just doesn’t get any easier.

4 INGREDIENT SAUCE: Garlic is sauteed in real butter, then heavy cream and parmesan cheese are added for a delicious creamy consistency.

SEASONINGS: Salt, pepper, and a little nutmeg are used in this Alfredo sauce. Add as much, or as little, or omit entirely if you like! Try making a spicy alfredo dip by adding in a couple of dashes of Tabasco.

ADD-INS: Veggies like sliced mushrooms and diced tomatoes compliment Alfredo sauce perfectly. Or add proteins like ground sausage, chicken, and shrimp to the sauce and serve over zoodles.

How To Make Low Carb Alfredo Sauce

This creamy and smooth sauce is perfect for topping with low-carb alternatives, like zoodles or cauliflower.

  1. Saute garlic in butter.
  2. Slowly stir in heavy cream and simmer.
  3. Add seasonings and cheese (per the recipe below).
  4. Whisk until the sauce is smooth.

process to make low carb alfredo sauce

How To Store Alfredo Sauce

Keep low-carb Alfredo sauce in a jar or container with a tight-fitting lid in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Freeze it in zippered bags for up to 3 months.

PRO TIP: Freeze Alfredo sauce in an ice cube tray and transfer the frozen cubes to a zippered bag. Pop one or two out to liven up the flavor of soups, stews, stir-fries or to add to an omelet.

Serving Suggestions

Serve with Zucchini Lasagna Roll-Ups or make a ‘white’ pizza by using alfredo in place of marinara sauce for this Chicken Pizza Crust.

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Low Carb Alfredo Sauce

Everyone will love this easy and indulgent Low Carb Alfredo Sauce. It's perfect to serve with zoodles, over vegetables or other low carb entrees.
Prep Time 6 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Holly



  • ¼ cup butter
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese grated
  • ¼ teaspoon salt and pepper each
  • pinch of nutmeg


  • Melt butter in a large pan over medium heat, add garlic and cook until fragrant (about 30 seconds).
  • Stir in heavy cream and bring to a simmer cooking until slightly thicken about 5-6 minutes.
  • Turn heat to low and add seasonings and cheese. Whisk until cheese is melted.


  • Serving size is calculated on ¼ cup sauce each.
  • Refrigerate alfredo sauce in a jar or container with a tight-fitting lid for up to 5 days.
  • Freeze alfredo sauce in zippered bags for up to 3 months.
  • TIP: Sauce can be frozen in an ice cube tray, then transferred to a zippered bag for use in other recipes at a later time.
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Nutrition Information

Serving: 0g | Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 86mg | Sodium: 447mg | Potassium: 51mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 950IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 227mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Dressings, Dips or Sauces
Cuisine American

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At Easy Low Carb® we believe that every meal should be full of big bold flavor! From amazing main dishes and simple sides to the best party snacks, reducing carbs doesn’t mean giving up your favorites!
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