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    Fettuccini Alfredo - Light Edition

    Fettuccini Alfredo - Light Edition. Photo by WI Cheesehead

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    Shannon 24's Note:

    This is basically a recipe I found in the Looneyspoons cookbook and altered to suit my tastes! So very yummy! Feel free to add whatever you like - sometimes I add chicken, and sometimes I add shrimp!

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cook fettuccine. Drain and return to pot.
    2. 2
      While you are cooking the pasta, prepare the sauce. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
    3. 3
      Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute.
    4. 4
      Mix the milk and flour together until smooth. Add to garlic.
    5. 5
      Increase heat to medium high. Cook and stir until it is bubbling and thickened. 4 - 5 minutes.
    6. 6
      Reduce heat to low. Stir in Parmesan cheese, basil, salt and pepper. Cook for 1 -2 minutes, until cheese is melted.
    7. 7
      Stir in chicken or shrimp and sour cream.
    8. 8
      Cook until heated through.
    9. 9
      Pour sauce over fettuccine and toss to coat.
    10. 10
      Enjoy!

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 03, 2012

      55

      this was very simple to make. my family enjoyed. I didnt have 2% milk or skim milk so I used whole milk. With that exception I followed recipe to a T. VERY DELICIOUS!!

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    • on April 05, 2008

      45

      My kids love fettuccine alfredo, so I tagged this in Spring '08 PAC. I used whole wheat linguine, Smart Bal. margarine, skim milk, shrimp and added some cooked chopped broccoli. It would definitely be stronger tasting with the real Parmesan, so next time I will add 1/2 C grated. Kids gobbled it up.

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    • on October 14, 2007

      55

      This was a real treat for me. I usually avoid such recipes because if the high fat content. I used 1/2 the ask for amount of heart healthy margarine for the butter, fat free evaporated milk and fat free sour cream. I couldn't locate the fettuccine so used spaghetti and I skipped the pepper. I got a rich tasting and creamy sauce that was ready and waiting when the pasta was cooked. I think pasta will be back on my menu from time to time. Thanks bunches for this one Shannon!. Made for Photo Tag, Halloween.

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    Nutritional Facts for Fettuccini Alfredo - Light Edition

    Serving Size: 1 (214 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 419.2
     
    Calories from Fat 124
    29%
    Total Fat 13.8 g
    21%
    Saturated Fat 7.6 g
    38%
    Cholesterol 100.2 mg
    33%
    Sodium 395.7 mg
    16%
    Total Carbohydrate 56.2 g
    18%
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    0%
    Sugars 4.7 g
    19%
    Protein 17.0 g
    34%

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    shrimp

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