5 Ways to Use Alfredo Sauce

Alfredo sauce isn’t just for fettuccine noodles
5 Ways to Use Alfredo Sauce

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Alfredo sauce can add extra flavor to a number of dishes.

Photo Sasabune Omakase Modified: Flickr/erin/CC 4.0

If you love Alfredo sauce but are bored by the idea of another bowl of fettuccine Alfredo, it might be time to start thinking outside the pasta pot. Alfredo sauce is a rich, creamy sauce, which makes it a perfect for a number of other purposes. It can replace some (or all) of other similar sauces or be used to add extra flavor to a number of dishes.  We’ve got a few ideas to get you started:

Try adding Alfredo sauce when you’re making a creamy, cheesy potato gratin.

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Alfredo sauce makes a delicious substitute for tomato sauce when you’re making homemade pizza.

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Use Alfredo sauce instead of Cheddar cheese sauce for broccoli-and-cheese-topped baked potatoes.

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Want to upgrade your brunch? Skip hollandaise and add Alfredo sauce to classic eggs benedict.

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Making buttermilk fried chicken? Try adding Alfredo sauce to the buttermilk for extra flavor.

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Kristie Collado is The Daily Meal’s Cook Editor. Follow her on Twitter @KColladoCook.

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