Doesn't Taste Like It's Light Alfredo Sauce

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by SweetsLady 3

The taste of this sauce is miles beyond the best jarred stuff I've ever come across with the added bonus of having half of the fat and calories. WIN-WIN! From Betty Crocker's Simple Healthy Meals. The original calls for shallot, which I never have, but onion seems to work just fine.

Top Review by Adria82

Thank you so much for posting this recipe! My husband and I were craving Alfredo but not the heavy fattening kind and this hit the spot. I tossed Ronzoni's Garden Delight fettuccine with this sauce, a can of petite diced tomatoes, and steamed and chopped asparagus. Quick, HEALTHY, and yummy! However, the fat-free half-and-half was too sweet. The side of the carton listed corn syrup as an ingredient. Next time I will try low fat half-and-half. Perhaps it will not be as sweet.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Whisk flour into half-and-half. Set aside.
  2. Melt butter in 2-qt. saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir for one minute.
  3. Add half-and-half mixture to saucepan. Heat to boiling, stirring frequently.
  4. Reduce heat to low and whisk in sour cream. Cook 1-2 minutes until heated.
  5. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese, salt, and pepper.

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