"Healthified" Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe

Looking for an easy "Healthified" Fettuccine Alfredo recipe? Learn how to make "Healthified" Fettuccine Alfredo using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by cgurgick

Makes 6 servings



65% less fat, 71% less sat fat, 36% fewer calories than the original recipe. From eatbetteramerica.com.

Recipe Ingredients for "Healthified" Fettuccine Alfredo

1 lb uncooked fettuccine
1 cup whole milk
1 cup skim milk
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 dash freshly ground black pepper
1 dash ground red pepper (cayenne)
2 tablespoons butter
2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic
2 oz light cream cheese
2/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Recipe Directions for "Healthified" Fettuccine Alfredo

  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.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 186.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
378
Calories from Fat
121
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.4g
21%
Saturated Fat
7.5g
38%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
90mg
30%
Sodium
376mg
16%
Potassium
297mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
47.4g
16%
Dietary Fiber
0.1g
0%
Sugars
4.4g
Protein
16.5g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 24% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in thiamin
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