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Macro-Friendly Cottage Cheese Alfredo Sauce

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What’s the macro comparison between this Alfredo recipe and jarred Alfredo?

When comparing this sauce recipe to a popular jarred brand like Bertolli, you’ll see that calorie wise they’re pretty similar, but our recipe has about half the fat and about four times the amount of protein.

See below for an exact macro comparison.

Our recipe: Cottage cheese Alfredo Sauce (about ¼ cup)Bertolli Alfredo Sauce (¼ cup)
Calories: 108Calories: 110
Carbs: 5.6gCarbs: 2g 
Fats: 5.3g Fats: 11g
Protein: 9.5g Protein: 2g

Cottage Cheese Alfredo Sauce

Jessie Hulsey
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4
Calories 108 kcal


  • 1 High-speed blender
  • 1 Small saucepan
  • 1 Wooden spoon


  • ½ cup cottage cheese
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • Salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • Italian seasoning, to taste


  • Combine all the ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Pour the sauce in a small saucepan and cook over medium heat until heated through and smooth. Add additional seasonings to taste.
  • Allow the sauce to cook on low heat for about 5 minutes to thicken, stirring occasionally.
  • Turn off heat and use however you’d like!


  • Nutrition may vary depending on brand of ingredients used.
  • May substitute arrowroot powder in plan of cornstarch if you avoid corn products.


Calories: 108kcalCarbohydrates: 5.6gProtein: 9.5gFat: 5.3g
Keyword high protein, macro friendly
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  • 5 stars
    This recipe is an absolute game changer for Alfredo. I add garlic and could pour it over anything…this is my most frequently made FHM recipe. If there were more than 5⭐️’s to give, I would!

    • Thank you so much for the glowing review! This is definitely one of our favorite recipes and we love to hear that you’re loving it, too! 🥳

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