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Cheesy Roasted Red Pepper Alfredo

Cheesy Roasted Red Pepper Alfredo (non traditional)

Cheesy Roasted Red Pepper Alfredo is not your mama's Alfredo. This roasted red pepper Alfredo sauce is kicked up a notch with savory cheese!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword red pepper alfredo
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 5 adults
Calories 733kcal


  • 1 box edamame pasta by Explore Cuisine
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 cup onion
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 6 oz queso blanco crumbled
  • 16 oz jar of roasted red pepper
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese shredded
  • 1 cup fresh basil cut into ribbons


  • In a skillet over medium heat warm the oil and then saute the onions.
  • Once onions are soft, place onions, heavy cream and roasted red peppers into the blender. Blend until smooth.
  • Return mixture to skillet and slowly add in parmesan and queso blanco. Gently stir to combine.
  • In a pot, boil the edamame pasta per the directions on the box. Then drain and combine with the red pepper mixture in the skillet.
  • Gently toss the pasta to coat with sauce.
  • Plate sauced spaghetti, top with more crumbled queso blanco (if you wish) and with some fresh basil.
  • ENJOY!


This dish reheats well and is perfect for cheese lovers!


Calories: 733kcal | Carbohydrates: 76g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 1842mg | Potassium: 492mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1855IU | Vitamin C: 45.7mg | Calcium: 532mg | Iron: 2.3mg