Low Carb Alfredo sauce recipe

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keto low carb Alfredo sauce

Since I’ve transitioned to the Keto diet, it’s awesome to know that I can  eat this low carb alfredo sauce recipe every day.

In my opinion butter, cream and Parmesan are signs that  we have a creator with an amazing set of taste buds and thankfully, Liz Wolfe from Real Food Liz has been kicking butt and taking names with her new book “Eat The Yolks“.  First, Liz is brilliant and funny (and super cute).  You will laugh out loud while learning about  the lipid hypothesis  and Leptin.  Seriously.  Her book will break down the lies that you have been told.

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You’ll learn truths like:

  • Fat and cholesterol are crucial, not harmful . . . and why
  • “Whole grains” are processed foods . . . and what to eat instead
  • Counting calories is waste of energy  . . . and what we actually should be tracking
  • All animal products are not created equal . . and which ones we truly need
  • Nutrition doesn’t come in a box, bag or capsule . . . and why there’s not substitute for real food! 

 

If you want to learn how to truly find vibrant health, stop wasting time and buy her book today!

 

keto low carb Alfredo sauce

Low Carb Alfredo sauce recipe

Course: dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 479 kcal
Author: Kelly Bejelly @ A Girl Worth Saving
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Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Melt the butter in a pan over medium low heat.
  2. Whisk in the heavy whipping cream and add in the Parmesan Cheese and garlic powder and whisk until the cheese is completely melted, roughly 6 to 8 minutes.
  3. Pour over zucchini noodles and devour!
Nutrition Facts
Low Carb Alfredo sauce recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 479 Calories from Fat 396
% Daily Value*
Fat 44g68%
Saturated Fat 28g175%
Cholesterol 141mg47%
Sodium 825mg36%
Potassium 84mg2%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 1570IU31%
Vitamin C 0.3mg0%
Calcium 560mg56%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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56 Comments

  1. Stephanie KL June 13, 2014 at 9:33 am

    I couldn’t tell you what century I last consumed an Alfredo Sauce. This is so tempting and is on my to try list very soon.

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  2. hEATHER June 13, 2014 at 10:25 am

    I checked out Liz’s book from the library and loved it and would love to have my own copy to read again and again.

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  3. Liz June 13, 2014 at 12:28 pm

    LOVE Liz, and am super excited to make a non-cauli based alfredo (sorry cauliflower.)

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  4. Deborah June 13, 2014 at 1:43 pm

    I love eggs! I love your blog!

    Have a great weekend1

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  5. Andra June 13, 2014 at 2:56 pm

    Have a side of cabbage carbonara with that. 😉

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  6. Shannon June 13, 2014 at 2:57 pm

    I love alfredo!! Everything is better with some grass-fed butter 🙂

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  7. Katie June 13, 2014 at 2:58 pm

    omg this actually sounds so amazing…..sunday lunch anyone??? :O
    I’m new to Paleo and still trying to get my head around the whole “eating fat” thing and trying to be comfortable with it. I’ve read heaps of research on how eggs don’t actually raise cholesterol and know all the science behind it, yet I still feel antsy if I have more than 2 a day! :O It’s crazy how ingrained we are with bad habits!!!

    Thanks!

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    1. Kelly Bejelly June 13, 2014 at 3:30 pm

      Yes, it’s so hard to let go of these old truths. I got over it pretty quick though, lol.

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  8. Andrea June 13, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    Looks yummy!

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  9. Christianna June 13, 2014 at 3:08 pm

    I make this for my kids all the time – the only way they like zucchini ! I just checked out the book from the library and cannot wait to read it!

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  10. Arien June 13, 2014 at 3:10 pm

    I am just discovering your site after seeing it linked all over the place lately! Lovely layout, and the carbonara looks delicious.

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  11. Leia June 13, 2014 at 3:12 pm

    New to Paleo but would love to try this!

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  12. Tracy June 13, 2014 at 3:20 pm

    This looks amazing!!!

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  13. KJ June 13, 2014 at 3:21 pm

    I’d love to read this book!

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  14. MAtt June 13, 2014 at 3:36 pm

    Eat the yolks is a fun book.

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  15. Janelle June 13, 2014 at 3:39 pm

    This sauce sounds amazing and might even be the ticket to get me to eat zucchini!

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  16. Kristen June 13, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    Looks delicious! Liz’s book is fantastic, by the way! I’d love to have a copy to give a certain family member… 🙂

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  17. mary June 13, 2014 at 4:16 pm

    wow, this looks perfect for company and has all of my favorite ingredients!!! thank you!

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  18. Dawn Werner June 13, 2014 at 4:28 pm

    Would love to win a copy of Liz’s Eat The Yolks! Thanks!

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  19. Josh June 13, 2014 at 5:06 pm

    This looks amazing!!! Can’t wait to try it! 🙂

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  20. Tabitha June 13, 2014 at 5:53 pm

    Want this book SO badly as much as I want to try this Alfredo…..

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  21. debbie June 13, 2014 at 6:28 pm

    while i would love to win a copy of eat the yolks, i am really looking forward to your book kelly!

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  22. Anna June 13, 2014 at 6:45 pm

    I used to be one of those people that jumped on the low-fat low-cal foods bandwagon. So glad I took an interest in my health and learned the truth about what is healthy. Such a simple recipe that is so delicious!

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  23. SHirley June 13, 2014 at 8:48 pm

    Oh my Alfredo sauce! I haven’t had this in years, this is going on the menu this week!

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  24. Laura June 13, 2014 at 9:38 pm

    This sounds so simple yet amazing!

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  25. Daisy June 14, 2014 at 4:27 am

    My son is going to love this sauce! Thanks! 🙂

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  26. Leslie June 14, 2014 at 6:05 am

    I’m so anxious to read this! I have some money left on a Barnes & Noble gift card…this is what it’s going toward!

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  27. Jordan Leigh June 14, 2014 at 12:29 pm

    This is perfection. And the very thing I have been trying to beat into my (and my families) head. I adore Liz. Like adore. In that non creepy want to be her best friend so we can drink kombucha and talk about goats and butter kind of way. But as someone who suffered from disordered eating for seven years, these are some hard truths to hold onto. I know them all in my head and can explain the science, but I still find myself pulling back from a plate of saturated fat at times. Then I snap back into it and remind myself of what I know is true. It also doesn’t help that everyone around me still believes the whole low fat whole grain boo hockey. Ugh, old habits die hard I guess?

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  28. Jordan June 14, 2014 at 12:38 pm

    Ugh so it deleted my whole comment so here we go again, haha…

    Basically, this looks incredible. Fettuccini Alfredo was my all time FAVORITE growing up. But of course as soon as I got into “nutrition” I ditched it for whole grain pasta with fat free red sauce.. I spent over half my life dealing with disordered eating and living in the low fat whole grain lifestyle. That is, until I discovered people like you and Liz. I seriously adore Liz. Like in the non creepy I want to be your best friend and drink kombucha on your farm while talking about butter and cholesterol kind of adore. You all have taught me not to fear foods, but to nourish my body. I admit I still struggle with the low fat lies sometimes and quickly try to snap back into it. It doesn’t help when everyone around me still believes the mainstream nutrition lies. Old habits die hard I suppose?
    I would love this book to be able to understand even more the reasons why these things are truly good for my body. Any truths to drive out the lies help! 🙂

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  29. Rachel June 14, 2014 at 12:50 pm

    This recipe looks delicious! I would love a copy of Eat The Yolks!

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  30. Michele B June 14, 2014 at 2:34 pm

    This looks phenomenal, and what a hilarious post! Dying to read Eat the Yolks!

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  31. Singapore Mum Blog June 15, 2014 at 2:12 am

    My son loves alfredo sauce! I must try this! Thanks for sharing!

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  32. Joan Meador June 15, 2014 at 3:51 am

    I can’t wait to read this book!

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  33. Kayla June 15, 2014 at 5:03 am

    I’ve been wanting to read that book for so long! I would love to win a copy.

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  34. Nicole June 15, 2014 at 12:41 pm

    This is so simple. How is this so simple and yet so delicious? I just tossed it over my veggies and threw some cooked chicken on it. Perfect

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  35. Stephanie person June 15, 2014 at 1:43 pm

    I love alfredo! This recipe looks super easy and delish!

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  36. Jennifer H June 15, 2014 at 5:33 pm

    One of my favorites!! I had it for dinner last night actually. 🙂

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  37. Kait June 15, 2014 at 5:43 pm

    This looks really great — I love the pics of the fresh shredded parm mmm

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  38. melissa June 15, 2014 at 6:34 pm

    awesome! would love to read her book!

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  39. Kelly @ Texas Type A Mom June 15, 2014 at 7:00 pm

    This sounds so filling and delicious! I don’t indulge in alfredo often, but this sounds like perfection!

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  40. HilLesha June 15, 2014 at 8:30 pm

    I normally don’t get into Alfredo, but that looks amazing!

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  41. debra p June 15, 2014 at 9:39 pm

    I can’t wait to read this! Sounds unique and so interesting.

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  42. LyndaS June 16, 2014 at 4:23 am

    I would love to win this book. I am tired of big Pharm and the food industry telling us what we should or should not be eating. LIES! It’s mostly LIES!

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  43. Sara June 16, 2014 at 8:56 am

    Mmm! I was just talking about this book yesterday and how much I wanted it!

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  44. Lori June 18, 2014 at 1:42 pm

    This looks so yummy, I think I’m going to try it tonight! But it looks like it makes a LOT of sauce – how many zucchini are needed to make enough noodles for all the sauce? And do you saute your zucchini noodles?

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    1. Kelly Bejelly June 18, 2014 at 2:12 pm

      Hi Lori, I don’t cook my noodles. It does make a lot of sauce and really, I kinda drown it in it. You can save the leftovers and reheat them on low.

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  45. KERSTIN June 18, 2014 at 2:11 pm

    I still enjoy Alfredo sauce – the problem until a short time ago was the noodles…now I have a spiralizer, and am working at making them more often (because I love the homemade Alfredo Sauce over the jarred).

    The book looks like lots of fun ad good reading, and I would enjoy getting it.

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  46. tracey June 18, 2014 at 2:14 pm

    I just made an alfredo recipe similar to yours the other night and was feeling so guilty about the cream and the butter and the cheese! I feel much better now and look forward to eating it again soon! It is awesome on zucchini noodles!

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  47. Shell June 18, 2014 at 2:46 pm

    The recipe looks yummy, can’t wait to try it.

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  48. Brenda June 19, 2014 at 8:19 am

    love, love, love some alfredo!!!

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  49. Mirriah June 19, 2014 at 1:06 pm

    I haven’t made alfredo since I was pregnant 6 years ago! Now I have a craving I may need to fulfill!

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  50. kristine mcwilliams June 22, 2014 at 8:41 pm

    i am going to make this soon!

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  51. Lauren June 24, 2014 at 8:32 pm

    I think this would be a great book to help educate my loved ones, and I’m sure I’d learn some new things too!

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