Low-Fat Alfredo Sauce
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Speed: Variable to High - Time: 3 to 4 minutes
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- 1/2 lb (277 g) fettucine, dry
- 1 1/3 cups (320 mL) skim milk, steaming
- 1 small clove garlic
- 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons fat free cream cheese
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
- 1 1/2 tablespoons light butter spread
Place milk, garlic, flour, cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, and butter spread in Vita-mix container. Secure 2-part lid. Select VARIABLE, speed #1. Turn on machine and quickly increase speed to #10; then to HIGH. Run for 3 to 4 minutes.
Pour over cooked fettuccine and toss until coated.
Note: Microwave milk for 2 1/2 to 3 minutes.
Variation: Substitute whole wheat fettuccine to increase fiber.
Serving Size: Makes 4 Cups (960 mL)
Nutritional Information: Per Serving: Calories 270; % Daily Value* - Total Fat 7g, Saturated Fat 3g, Cholesterol 51mg, Sodium 316mg, Potassium 214mg, Total Carbohydrate 36g, Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 0g, Protein 15g