Recipe: Gluten-Free Olive Garden Alfredo

If you’re gluten-free, pasta is probably one of the things you missed from your diet first. There’s just nothing like it!

This is Braun’s favorite meal that I make. And it really is such a simple recipe.

The great thing about most pasta dishes is that they’re quick – or at least a meal you can make under 30 minutes. And, if you’re really anti-mess, this can easily be a 1 pot meal.


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We really like the Trader Joes Rice Penne Noodles for this dish but any gluten-free pasta noodle works. If you aren’t a penne fan, throw in some fettucini or spaghetti noodles. There is no wrong noodle! Keep in mind that gluten-free noodles don’t keep as well as traditional pasta!

I like to also grill or pan fry chicken with mine but if you’re looking to make the dish vegetarian, just exclude the chicken. At the end I also like to toss in some basil or spinach – just a few leaves that wilt when tossed in the final dish! These are also optional. I just love the pop of color and the flavor!

And last, but not least, I love to sprinkle some Mrs. Dash ‘Original’ seasoning and add some gluten-free garlic bread for dipping!

Bon Appétit!


Gluten-Free Olive Garden Alfredo



  • 1 Pint of Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1 Cube of Butter (1/2 cup butter)
  • 2 Tbsp Cream Cheese
  • 2 Tsp Minced Garlic
  • 3/4 Cup Parmesan Cheese* *Parmesan cheese can be grainy. The finer the grate on your cheese, the better it will melt and the smoother your Alfredo sauce will be.


  • 2 Large chicken breasts


  • fresh cracked pepper
  • Mrs. Dash seasoning
  • handful of your favorite green (I also love adding cooked broccoli)


  • In a small saucepan combine the heavy cream, butter, and cream cheese. Bring to a boil and then immediately turn the heat to low and simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Add in garlic and simmer for a minute or 2.
  • Add in parmesan cheese and allow entire mixture to simmer for 15 minutes or until smooth. Whisk or stir occasionally. Your sauce will begin to thicken.
  • Once done, pour over cooked pasta and add in chicken, greens, broccoli, or eat as is!

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