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GARLIC parmesan sauce being spooned out of jar.

Garlic Parmesan Sauce Recipe

Easy to make garlic parmesan sauce is perfect on pasta, pizza or roasted vegetables. This garlic sauce is quick to make and tastes amazing.
5 from 32 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Course: condiment
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: garlic parmesan sauce, garlic pizza sauce, white pizza sauce
Servings: 1.5 cups
Calories: 245kcal
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1 sauce pan


  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 ¼ cup whole milk
  • ¼ tspn sea salt
  • ¼ tspn black pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic - very finely chopped
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese - freshly grated


  • Flour and butter whisked to make a roux.
    In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Whisk in flour. Continue whisking for about 2 minutes. Do not brown.
  • Cream added to roux.
    Slowly whisk in milk. Whisk continually until the mixture is smooth, thick and bubbly, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Seasonings poured into pot.
    Add ¼ teaspoon sea salt, ¼ teaspoon black pepper and 3 cloves of finely chopped garlic. Whisk to combine.
  • Cheese on top of cream in pot.
    Add parmesan cheese. Whisk until just melted. Remove from heat.
  • creamy alfredo sauce in a jar
    Cool then use or cover and refrigerate for up to 5 days.


  • Prepare ingredients beforehand so they’re ready to add to the saucepan when it’s time.
  • Use sauce as a pizza base for a white cheese pizza, bbq chicken pizza, or mushroom pizza.
  • Toss sauce with cooked pasta noodles to make a creamy parmesan pasta. Garnish with fresh grated parsley.


Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 431mg | Potassium: 384mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 494IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 484mg | Iron: 1mg
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