Skinny Fettuccine Alfredo

Prep time: 5 minutes / Cook time: 15 minutes / Serves: 4 Category: ,

Directions

  1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions; drain well.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour until lightly browned, about 1 minute. Gradually whisk in milk, and cook, whisking constantly, until incorporated, about 1-2 minutes. Stir in heavy cream and garlic powder until slightly thickened, about 1 minute.
  3. Stir in cheeses until melted, about 1-2 minutes. If the mixture is too thick, add more milk as needed; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  4. Stir in pasta and gently toss to combine.
  5. Serve immediately, garnished with parsley, if desired.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fettuccine
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups 2% milk, or more, as needed
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup  Neufchatel cheese, cubed
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Nutritional Information

  • Calories 384.6
  • Total Fat 14.3 g
  • Saturated Fat 8 g
  • Trans Fat 0.4 g
  • Cholesterol 42.0 mg
  • Sodium 164.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 49.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
  • Sugars 5.7 g
  • Protein 13.7 g
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