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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 109.6
  • Total Fat: 8.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 16.9 mg
  • Sodium: 199.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 3.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 3.8 g

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Quick & Easy Alfredo Sauce

Submitted by: ALEAD0

Introduction

Quick and easy, lower sodium alternative to the jar Alfredo Sauce. Quick and easy, lower sodium alternative to the jar Alfredo Sauce.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    2 Tbsp Olive Oil
    1 small onion, chopped
    1 clove garlic, minced
    1 can chicken broth, reduced sodium
    8 oz cream cheese, reduced fat
    1 Tbsp corn starch
    2 Tbsp water
    2 Tbsp parmesan cheese, grated

Directions

Saute onion and garlic in olive oil until translucent in a sauce pan. Add can of reduced sodium chicken broth and bring to boil. Reduce heat and add cream cheese. Stir until cream cheese melts into smooth mixture, do not boil. Make slurry of corn starch and water. Add slurry and parmesan cheese to mixture. Stir until thickened. Spoon sauce over your favorite pasta to serve.
Makes about 8 1/3 cup servings

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ALEAD0.






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  • Thanks a bunch. I had in mind how to make this. But your way saved me over 250 calories. Thanks again! - 10/25/11

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  • Very good. Made it for Valentine's Day and really enjoyed. - 2/16/11

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  • This is an awesome sauce! If I was not on a diet I would eat it through a straw!!! - 9/8/10

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  • Very good and very easy, better than the jared crap at the grocery. Plus it is low sodium compared to the jared stuff. I made it four servings instead of eight though like more sauce. - 8/5/10

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  • I loved this recipe and so did my girls.I threw in a few shrimp some lemon zest and juice poured it over a whole wheat pasta served roasted asparagus on the side and yummyness was made. Love,Love the low sodium. - 3/13/09

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  • This was under vegetarian--to make vegetarian I guess you could substitute with vegetable stock. Good Recipe! - 1/20/09

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  • This is a really good recipe and less fat! - 1/19/09

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