Healthy Recipes

Fettuccini Alfredo
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Servings: 2
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Low-fat milk ½ cup
Reduced-fat cream cheese 1½ tablespoons
All-purpose flour 1½ teaspoons
Salt ¼ teaspoon
Butter ½ teaspoon
Garlic clove, minced ½
Grated Parmesan ¼ cup
Whole wheat fettuccini (or spaghetti) 4 ounces
Freshly ground pepper to taste


Directions
  1. Cook fettuccini according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, whisk together milk, cream cheese, flour, and salt.
  3. In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add garlic and sauté 1-2 minutes. Add milk mixture and bring to a simmer, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, stir in cheese, then toss with fettuccini.

Exchanges
2.5 starches; 1 lean meat substitute; 1 fat

Side Suggestions: Steamed Broccoli


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 363
Total Fat 11.5 g
Saturated Fat 6.5 g
Sodium 635 mg
Total Carbohydrate 48.5 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Protein 17.5 g
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