• 4 Ratings

Give homemade Alfredo sauce a tasty twist by combining it with basil pesto and fresh herbs. You'll never have to choose between Alfredo pasta sauce and pesto again!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Herb Alfredo Sauce

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a 4-quart slow cooker combine the first four ingredients (through garlic). Cover and cook on low for 4 to 6 hours.

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  • In a medium bowl stir together butter and flour; stir into broth mixture in cooker. Cover and cook on low about 30 minutes more or until thickened. Stir in cheese and pesto; cool.

  • Ladle into pint canning jars. Seal and label. Store in the refrigerator up to 5 days. If desired, top with fresh herbs before serving.

To Serve:

For every 8 ounces cooked fettuccine, use 1 to 1 1/4 cups sauce. If desired, sprinkle with additional grated Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts (Herb Alfredo Sauce)

161 calories; 15 g total fat; 7 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat; 38 mg cholesterol; 254 mg sodium. 38 mg potassium; 4 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 3 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 596 IU vitamin a; 1 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 5 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 61 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;

Classic Basil Pesto

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a food processor or blender combine the first six ingredients (through salt). Cover and process or blend until nearly smooth, stopping and scraping sides as needed. Season to taste with pepper.

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  • Ladle into 4-ounce canning jars. Seal and label. Store in the refrigerator up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts (Classic Basil Pesto)

64 calories; 6 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 2 mg cholesterol; 70 mg sodium. 1 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 2 g protein;

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