Fettucine Alfredo

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 429.8
  • Total Fat: 15.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 40.3 mg
  • Sodium: 958.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 50.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 23.8 g

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Tastes just like the real thing, only better for you! Goes great with salad and a bit of grilled chicken. Tastes just like the real thing, only better for you! Goes great with salad and a bit of grilled chicken.
Number of Servings: 4


    1 tablespoon butter
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
    1 1/3 cups 1% low-fat milk
    1 1/4 cups (5 ounces) grated fresh parmesan cheese, divided
    2 tablespoons 1/3-less-fat cream cheese
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    8 ounces uncooked fettuccine noodles (about 4 cups cooked)
    2 teaspoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley (optional)
    Cracked black pepper (optional)


Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 1 minute, stirring frequently. Stir in flour. Gradually add milk, stirring with a whisk. Cook 6 minutes or until mixture thickens, stirring constantly. Add 1 cup parmesan cheese, cream cheese, and salt, stirring with a whisk until cheeses melt. Toss sauce with hot pasta. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup parmesan cheese and chopped parsley. Garnish with black pepper, if desired. Serve immediately.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user THEMNEMOSYNE.

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I actually liked this sauce better than any I've tasted so far. So flavorful and still creamy without leaving that heavy feeling behind. Love it! - 1/26/11

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  • Very delicious! My husband, who is not on any weight loss program, loved it. - 7/12/11

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