5 Ways to Use Alfredo Sauce

Alfredo sauce isn’t just for fettuccine noodles

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

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.