Low Fat Alfredo Pasta

  • Preparation Time 0 min
  • Cooking Time 0 min
  • servings

Known to be laden with fat, here's a health approach to a popular pasta dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp reduced fat butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/4 cup fat-free cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 small red bell pepper, seeded and cut into strips
  • 1 small carrot, thinly sliced
  • 10 ounces fettuccine
Nutritional Info
  • Calories: 343
  • Protein: 16g
  • Carbohydrates: 62g
  • Fat: 4g
Other Dietary Information
  • 10 mg Cholesterol
  • 238 mg Sodium

Steps

1
Boil pasta according to instructions.
2
Steam vegetables for about 3 minutes.
3
Melt the butter and add the garlic.
4
Sauté for 1 minute.
5
Add flour and milk to form paste.
6
Stir until mixture thickens.
7
Add cream cheese and Parmesan.
8
Keep on stirring till smooth.
9
In a large bowl combine hot pasta and vegetables.
10
Garnish with parsley or chives.
Course
Dinner
Main Ingredient
Pasta
Cuisine
Italian
Dietary
Low Fat