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    Solo Microwave Fettuccine Alfredo

    Solo Microwave Fettuccine Alfredo. Photo by Bill Hilbrich

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    13 mins

    3 mins

    10 mins

    Bill Hilbrich's Note:

    This is a very easy solo recipe that can be made in a college style microwave. My old microwave required three 2 minute cycles for the pasta. Cooked chicken or shrimp could be added. Cooking is a creative sport. I must caution you that using a finely grated parmesan cheese, like that found in cans of Kraft or Crystal Farms is important because larger pieces of cheese will not melt properly in the residual heat from the melted cream cheese. This recipe is one of my favorites, and represents one of my more productive efforts to encourage young people to cook. One of my co-workers was eating from a carry out container, She told me that once a month she and her friends went out to dinner at a nice Italian Restaurant ... clearly something that they could not afford very often .. and she had saved some of the Fettuccine Alfredo from the night before. When I suggested that she could make that at home, she looked at me with her big sad brown eyes and said that all she had in her apartment was a microwave. So, I wrote this recipe just for her.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Put the noodles and water into a 2 cup or larger glass or microwave safe measuring cup or bowl.
    2. 2
      Microwave on high for two minutes, then stir, continue 2 minute cycles until the pasta is done.
    3. 3
      Drain the noodles, and wipe the measuring cup dry.
    4. 4
      Add the cream cheese and milk to the measuring cup and microwave for one minute.
    5. 5
      Stir until smooth, add the parmesan cheese, and continue to stir until smooth.
    6. 6
      Pour the Alfredo Sauce into a shallow bowl, add the noodles and toss.
    7. 7
      Add pepper to taste.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 30, 2004

      45

      very good. i did find that i had to add a bit more milk as the sauce dried out quickly but this is great if you've run out of ready made pasta sauce as it calls for few ingredients and tastes great.

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    • on February 19, 2009

      55

      Hi, I made this for lunch today a WOW is it good and so simple.My hubby is a fussy eater so I do things I like for my own lunch.Thanks for posting, School cooker

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    Nutritional Facts for Solo Microwave Fettuccine Alfredo

    Serving Size: 1 (592 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 689.7
     
    Calories from Fat 275
    39%
    Total Fat 30.5 g
    47%
    Saturated Fat 18.4 g
    92%
    Cholesterol 92.9 mg
    30%
    Sodium 591.7 mg
    24%
    Total Carbohydrate 74.8 g
    24%
    Dietary Fiber 2.9 g
    11%
    Sugars 1.9 g
    7%
    Protein 28.0 g
    56%

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