Lighthearted Fettucine Alfredo

Lighthearted Fettucine Alfredo
Enjoy a "lighthearted" take on a favorite savory Italian pasta dish.
Servings Prep Time
4 15minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 15minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Lighthearted Fettucine Alfredo
Enjoy a "lighthearted" take on a favorite savory Italian pasta dish.
Servings Prep Time
4 15minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 15minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. In food processor or blender, process cottage cheese until very smooth.
  2. Add parmesan cheese, milk, egg, garlic, nutmeg, pepper & salt, process until very smooth.
  3. Cook fettuccine according to the package directions, drain and put back into hot pan.
  4. Add cheese sauce and place pan over medium heat, cook one minute and stir constantly until sauce thickens and coat the pasta.
  5. Turn off heat and let rest 3-5 minutes, the pasta will absorb the sauce as it rests.
  6. Stir in fresh parsley and serve.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 266
  • Carbohydrates: 35 g
  • Protein: 19 g
  • Fat: 5.5 g
  • Sodium: 438 mg

 

Variations

  • Cook broccoli florets, sliced carrots, red pepper, squash, or any seasonal vegetable combination along with the fettucine for increased nutrient density and fiber.
  • For greater satiety and protein, add a can of rinsed & drained chopped clams along with the parsley.