"Healthified" Fettuccine Alfredo
Recipe from Betty Crocker
Wow! Healthifying this dish cut cholesterol and sodium by more than half from the original recipe. It also has 65% less fat, 71% less sat fat, and 36% fewer calories.
Servings: 8 servings
Prep Time: 40 mins
Total Time: 40 mins
1 pounduncooked fettuccinesee savings
2 cupswhole milksee savings
1 tablespoonGold Medal® all-purpose floursee savings
1/4 teaspoonsaltsee savings
Dash freshly ground black peppersee savings
Dash ground red pepper (cayenne)see savings
2 tablespoonsbuttersee savings
2 teaspoonsfinely chopped garlicsee savings
2 oz1/3-less-fat cream cheese (Neufchatel)see savings
2/3 cupgrated Parmesan or Romano cheesesee savings
2 tablespoonschopped fresh parsleysee savings
Cook fettuccine as directed on package, omitting salt. Drain; return to saucepan. Cover to keep warm; set aside.
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.
Stir in cream cheese until melted. Stir in Parmesan cheese until melted. Pour over fettuccine; toss to coat. Sprinkle with parsley.
High Altitude (3500-6500 ft):
Cook and stir over medium heat 7 to 9 minutes.
Per serving: Calories 330 (Calories from Fat 110); Total Fat 12g (Saturated Fat 6g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 70mg; Sodium 310mg; Total Carbohydrate 42g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 4g); Protein 13g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 20%; Iron 15%. Exchanges: 3 Starch; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Lean Meat. Carbohydrate Choices: 3. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet