10-Minute pasta Alfredo

Heather Disarro

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Ten-minute pasta Alfredo is ready in the few minutes it takes to boil the pasta itself! Creamy, dreamy and so good with a salad and lean protein.

10-minute pasta Alfredo

10-Minute pasta Alfredo recipe


  • 1 pound pasta of choice
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1-1/2 cups Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook pasta according to package directions, about 8 to 10 minutes, until al dente.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, heat the milk and butter over medium-low heat until small bubbles start to form around the edge.
  3. Remove the milk mixture from the heat and whisk in the Parmesan cheese, salt, garlic powder, pepper and nutmeg.
  4. Continue whisking until the Parmesan is totally melted and creates a sauce.
  5. When the pasta is done cooking, drain and return to the hot pot.
  6. Pour the Alfredo sauce over the pasta and toss to combine.
  7. Serve hot.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.