Healthier Alfredo Pasta

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Recipe by Nimita Patel

Using a weight watchers recipe and some creativity of my own, this is a tasty, yet lower-calorie version of our favorite comfort sauce: alfredo.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter (or margarine, if desired) in a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add garlic, saute 1 minute.
  3. stir in flout.
  4. gradually add milk, stirring with a whisk until blended.
  5. cook 8 minutes until think and bubbly, stirring constantly.
  6. Add cream cheese; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  7. stir in Sundried tomatoes, if desired.
  8. Add 1 cup parmesan cheese, stirring constantly until cheese melts.
  9. Pour over pasta; toss well to coat.
  10. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, parsley and pepper.

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