Creamy Vino Sauce


Looking for a creamy pasta sauce recipe to serve instead of standard Alfredo? Try our 20-minute Creamy Vino Sauce, featuring white wine, cream, a big handful of cheese, and plenty of fresh herbs.

Creamy Vino Sauce
Photo: Scott Little
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped onion

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 tablespoon butter

  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 ¼ cup whipping cream

  • ½ cup dry white wine

  • ½ cup shredded or crumbled Pecorino Romano, Parmesan, Asiago, Gorgonzola, and/or provolone cheese

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh basil or chives or 1 tablespoon snipped fresh sage, thyme, oregano, or rosemary


  1. In a medium saucepan, cook onion and garlic in hot butter over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in flour, salt, and pepper. Add cream and wine all at once. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Add cheese. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. Stir in parsley and basil.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

257 Calories
24g Fat
4g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 257
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Cholesterol 86mg 29%
Sodium 322mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 3mg 15%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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