Chipotle Alfredo Sauce

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Creamy with a touch of fire and smoke…

A simple pasta with alfredo sauce is made into something more dramatic with the inclusion of smoky chipotle peppers. Canned chipotle in adobo sauce brings a touch of smoke and fire to the table. It’s a delicious combo with the simple creaminess of alfredo sauce. Pair it with chicken or shrimp for a more hearty meal. Or thicken up the sauce a bit with some extra simmering time for something more dip-worthy.

If smokiness is not your thing, but you’re still looking for a fiery kick to your alfredo sauce, take a look at this delicious alternative. Our spicy alfredo sauce recipe uses cayenne – a more neutral flavor though with a certain uptick in kick – so the overall creamy alfredo flavor remains pure.

Chipotle Alfredo Sauce

Chipotle Alfredo Sauce

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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 6 servings
Calories 242 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 1 cup milk
  • 6 ounces cream cheese cubed
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chipotle in adobo sauce diced and crushed into a paste

Instructions
 

  • In a saucepan over low heat, combine the milk, cream cheese, butter, parmesan cheese, and chipotle in adobo sauce.
  • Stir to combine, then allow the mix to simmer, stirring continuously, for 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted and all ingredients are fully combined.
  • Use immediately over pasta.

Notes

Want it as a dip? Simmer for a little longer to thicken the sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 242kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 7gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 66mgSodium: 366mgPotassium: 108mgSugar: 3gVitamin A: 790IUCalcium: 215mgIron: 0.2mg
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Matt Bray

Matt Bray

Chief Chilihead at Cindermint
Founder of PepperScale and Cindermint LLC. Sucker for a good scotch bonnet. Spicy food super-fan. Current fiery fascination: Datil hot sauces.

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