• "Healthified" Fettuccine Alfredo

Ingredients

  • 65% less fat • 71% less sat fat • 36% fewer calories than the original recipe. Wow! Healthifying cut cholesterol and sodium by more than half from the original recipe. From eatbetteramerica.
  • Prep Time:40 min
  • Start to Finish:40 min
  • makes:8 servings
  • 1 lb uncooked fettuccine
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash freshly ground black pepper
  • Dash ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic
  • 2 oz 1/3-less-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel)
  • 2/3 cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
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SERVINGS 1
MAIN INGREDIENT Pasta
TYPE OF DISH Pasta
COOKING METHOD Stove-Top
CUISINE Italian

Preparation

  1. Cook fettuccine as directed on package, omitting salt. Drain; return to saucepan. Cover to keep warm; set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, stir milk, flour, salt, black pepper and red pepper with wire whisk until smooth. In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Add garlic; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly (do not burn). With wire whisk, stir milk mixture into butter mixture in saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes or until mixture thickens and boils.
  3. Stir in cream cheese until melted. Stir in Parmesan cheese until melted. Pour over fettuccine; toss to coat. Sprinkle with parsley.

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