Herbed Alfredo Sauce over Linguine

Herbed Alfredo Sauce over Linguine

Made in 30 minutes, this rich and creamy side dish can also be a meatless main.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

5 servings (1 1/2 cups each)

12
oz uncooked linguine or 2 packages (9 oz each) refrigerated linguine
2
teaspoons butter or margarine
1
teaspoon olive oil
3
large cloves garlic, minced
1/2
cup finely chopped red bell pepper (1 small)
1/3
cup sliced green onions (about 5 medium)
1/3
cup chopped fresh parsley or 3 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
2
cans (12 oz each) evaporated low-fat milk
1
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup grated Parmesan cheese
  1. In 4-quart Dutch oven, cook linguine as directed on package. Drain; return to Dutch oven and cover to keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter with oil over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute. Add bell pepper, onions, parsley and flour; cook and stir 1 minute. Gradually stir in milk until well blended. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Cook 6 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until sauce is bubbly and thickened.
  3. Remove skillet from heat. Stir in basil, oregano and salt. Pour sauce over linguine; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with cheese.
Makes 5 servings (1 1/2 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
Linguine are long, narrow, flat noodles and are perfect with this creamy sauce. However, if you prefer, you could substitute spaghetti or angel hair pasta.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 510
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 820mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 78g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 18g),
  • Protein 24g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 1 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 5;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.