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Pouring creamy parmesan sauce over chicken cordon bleu

Creamy Garlic Parmesan Sauce

Rich, creamy, and oh-so-simple, our Creamy Garlic Parmesan Sauce is a perfect addition to chicken, pasta, steak, and more.
4.82 from 11 votes
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Condiment, Sauce
Cuisine American
Servings 2 cups
Calories 467 kcal


  • Pan


  • 4 Tbsp. butter
  • ¼ cup flour
  • cups 2% milk
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic or garlic paste


  • Heat a small pan over medium-low heat. Add 4 Tbsp. butter and allow to melt. Saute 1 tsp. minced garlic with the butter.
    Once melted, mix in ¼ cup flour and stir it into a paste to create a roux.
    Mixing flour and butter to make a roux
  • Slowly add 1½ cups milk. Add it gradually and stir continuously to prevent lumps from forming. Stir each time you add milk and allow it to thicken before adding more.
    Adding milk to a roux to make a bechamel
  • Once the sauce simmers, remove it from heat and stir in ½ cup grated Parmesan. Serve over chicken, steak, and more! Enjoy!
    Adding parmesan to bechamel sauce in a pan


Calories: 467kcal
Keyword garlic parmesan sauce, parmesan cheese sauce, parmesan cream sauce, parmesan garlic sauce, parmesan sauce, parmesan sauce for steak
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