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Skinny Fettuccine Alfredo

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  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 8
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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.

Ingredients

1
lb uncooked fettuccine
2
cups whole milk
1
tablespoon Gold Medal™ 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

Directions

  • 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.

Expert Tips

We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
338.8
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10.6g
16%
Saturated Fat
6.0g
30%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
27.9mg
9%
Sodium
258.8mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
46.9g
16%
Dietary Fiber
1.9g
8%
Sugars
4.9g
Protein
13.3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
2.60%
3%
Calcium
20.30%
20%
Iron
5.40%
5%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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