Three-Cheese Alfredo Sauce

Three-Cheese Alfredo Sauce

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 76.6
  • Total Fat: 1.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 9.1 mg
  • Sodium: 357.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 10.7 g

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Low-cal, low-fat and great with Italian pasta dishes and garlic chicken pizza Low-cal, low-fat and great with Italian pasta dishes and garlic chicken pizza
Number of Servings: 8


    1/2 tbsp butter
    8 oz nonfat cream cheese (can use regular or light cream cheese instead)
    2 cloves garlic (or equivalent)
    1/4 tsp black pepper
    2 C nonfat milk
    6 oz mozzerella cheese (3/4 cup)
    2 tbsp parmesan cheese (or to your taste. Calories are for 2 tbsp)
    salt or garlic salt to season


-Melt butter in sauce pan on medium
-Add cream cheese and stir till melted and creamy
-add garlic and pepper
-Gradually pour in milk until well blended and creamy
-Stir in mozzarella until melted.
-Mix in parmesan
add salt as desired

It thickens as it cools. Thin with nonfat milk if needed.

Note: Because nonfat cheeses don't melt quite the same as high-fat cheeses, you may need to pop the sauce in a blender to smooth it out, or use a hand blender.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DORIGIRL.

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I sauteed garlic, mushrooms, spinach, and sun dried tomatoes and added them to the sauce. It was awesome! - 8/11/09

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This is really really good. I'm a cheese freak & it's the hardest thing for me to give up when I'm trying to lose weight, and this gave me all the happiness of my cheese addiction without the calories!! - 4/9/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    My whole family loved the sauce, very rich and cheesy. I used blue menu fat free cream cheese and it melted just fine. I also used blue menu high fibre fettucine which complimented it great!!! a keeper for sure - 1/8/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Tasty! I also added mushrooms and cut it back to 2 servings: 2 ounces of nonfat cream cheese, 1 clove of garlic, 1/4 cup of 2% milk, 1 mozzarella cheese stick cut up in chunks, 1/8 cup of a 3 cheese blend (parmesan, romano and asiago). Perfect portion! - 9/6/13

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This wasn't too bad. My family couldn't get past the sour taste of it though. I would make it again for myself. Thanks for sharing! - 9/30/12

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