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Mozzarella Alfredo Sauce Recipe (Vegetarian, Gluten Free)

This Mozzarella Alfredo Sauce is a creamy cheesy pasta sauce with mozzarella cheese, garlic, milk, and butter. This alfredo without parmesan is perfect tossed with fettuccine pasta, mushrooms, or chicken. A delicious and creamy mozzarella pasta everyone at the table will love!

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Nothing says comfort food like alfredo – and this unbelievable creamy cheesy mozzarella alfredo sauce is a great weeknight meal!  This pasta sauce comes together in about 15 minutes and is loaded with flavor from fresh herbs, garlic, and soft mozzarella cheese. A great weeknight pasta recipe the whole family will love.

I decided to make this alfredo sauce with mozzarella cheese instead of parmesan.  It was super gooey, especially when you stir the cheese and let it melt into the sauce. Each bite is loaded with delicious garlicky flavor.  Serve with linguine or fettuccine noodles for that classic alfredo vibe.

This Mozzarella Alfredo Sauce Recipe Is:

  • Creamy
  • Herby
  • Cheesy
  • Gooey
  • Decadent
  • Ready in About 15 Minutes
  • Vegetarian and Gluten Free

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Vegetarian Comfort Food Recipes for the WIN!

This Mozzarella Alfredo Pasta Sauce is the tastiest, coziest comfort food meal. It’s perfect for a hearty dinner for the family, and also great to make for company if you are having guests for dinner. It also makes a great vegetarian holiday meal for special occasions. Ready in 15 minutes, this sauces comes together quickly so you can enjoy a tasty meal with little prep time.  Serve with a side salad and copy cat Italian bread sticks and you’re ready to mangia!

What’s In Alfredo Mozzarella Pasta Sauce?

  • Butter
  • Garlic
  • Whole Milk
  • ParsleyI got the fresh produce for this recipe from my garden and from my Misfits Market box – they sell all organic produce at a super discounted price, and it’s purchased direct from the farmers. We get Misfit Market boxes every month and love picking out our favorite seasonal produce for delivery.  You can get $10 off your first box by clicking here!
  • Mozzarella  – I used shredded because I love how quickly it melts, but you can use fresh mozzarella pearls as well!
  • Pink Himalayan Sea Salt: I like to use a pink Himalayan Sea Salt in my kitchen, which has more natural minerals than plain processed table salt.  It’s fairly inexpensive, so I’d recommend this salt if you’re looking for an easy way to level up your spice pantry.
  • Tellicherry Peppercorns: Like the salt, it’s amazing the flavor difference you can get with really good tellicherry black pepper.  Amazon has a generic brand tellicherry peppercorn which is the same price is buying pre-ground, and has a million times more flavor… so I use these really great tellicherry peppercorns, which I would definitely recommend. 
  • Add-Ins: Sautéed mushrooms or cooked chicken
  • Fettuccine to serve, use gluten free if desired

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Easy Weeknight Alfredo with Mozzarella

This mozzarella alfredo sauce is what I call an Easy Weeknight Meal – which is on your table in about 30 minutes.  These quick and simple recipes are perfect for those nights when you want a healthy homecooked meal but don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen. I have a whole section of The Herbeevore dedicated to Easy Weeknight Meals, that are great for the whole family. From soups and stews, to pastas and proteins – a healthy meal can be on your table in no time.  Even faster than ordering takeout!

How Do I Make Alfredo Sauce with Mozzarella?

  1. In a large pan, heat butter over low heat. Add the garlic and sauté for 4 to 5 minutes until it becomes lightly brown.
  2. Pour in the whole milk and add chopped parsley, and bring to a low simmer. If you’re adding sautéed mushrooms, veggies, or any add ins (like cooked chicken) now would be the time.
  3. Simmer for about 8-10 minutes until sauce reduces by about half.
  4. Add the mozzarella, salt, and black pepper, stirring constantly until the cheese has completely melted. Toss with cooked pasta, and mangia!

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Make Mozzarella Alfredo Gluten Free for a Healthy Version

This gluten free mozzarella alfredo sauce recipe is a simple meal to make without the wheat. I’m all about making recipes gluten free when I can. Gluten free cooking does NOT have to be bland, boring, or flavorless… It’s quite the opposite when done right. By building meals around gluten free pantry staples and swapping in a few wheat-less ingredients you can make healthier meals for you and your family. I made a list of my 125 favorite gluten free pantry ingredients that we use on a weekly basis, and check out all my gluten free recipes here that are on The Herbeevore. These easy and healthy recipes are fantastic meals for everyone at your table.

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Get the Same Ingredients for this Mozzarella Cheese Alfredo Sauce Recipe:

I get all the fresh produce for my recipes from my garden and from Misfits Market – they sell all organic produce at a super discounted price, and it’s purchased direct from the farmers. We get Misfit Market boxes every month and love picking out our favorite seasonal produce for delivery.  You can get $10 off your first box by clicking here! If you think organic produce is too expensive… think again, and give Misfits Market a look!

 

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Mozzarella Alfredo Sauce

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This Mozzarella Alfredo Sauce is a creamy cheesy pasta sauce with mozzarella cheese, garlic, milk, and butter. This alfredo without parmesan is perfect tossed with fettuccine pasta, mushrooms, or chicken. A delicious and creamy mozzarella pasta everyone at the table will love!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dinner, Pasta, Sauce
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 6 servings
Calories 147 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • In a large pan, heat butter over low heat. Add the garlic and sauté for 4 to 5 minutes until it becomes lightly brown.
  • Pour in the whole milk and add chopped parsley, and bring to a low simmer. If you're adding sautéed mushrooms, veggies, or any add ins (like cooked chicken) now would be the time. Simmer for about 8-10 minutes until sauce reduces by about half.
  • Add the mozzarella, salt, and black pepper, stirring constantly until the cheese has completely melted. Toss with cooked pasta, and mangia!

Notes

Save Money on Fresh Produce!

I get all the fresh produce for my recipes from my garden and from Misfits Market - they sell all organic produce at a super discounted price, and it’s purchased direct from the farmers. We get Misfit Market boxes every month and love picking out our favorite seasonal produce for delivery.  You can get $10 off your first box by clicking here! If you think organic produce is too expensive... think again, and give Misfits Market a look!

Nutrition

Calories: 147kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 10gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 421mgPotassium: 208mgFiber: 1gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 1181IUVitamin C: 14mgCalcium: 263mgIron: 1mg
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