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Fettuccine with Light Alfredo Sauce

A lighter version of a favorite pasta dish.



  1. In saucepan melt the butter.
  2. Add minced garlic cloves; cook over low heat 1 minute.
  3. Whisk in 3 flour, then whisk in fat free half-and-half until well combined.
  4. Finally, whisk in salt, pepper and nutmeg, and bring to boil, whisking frequently.
  5. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes or until thick.
  6. Remove from heat and stir in grated parmesan cheese.
  7. Serve over cooked fettuccine.
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To me, the sauce was similar in taste to to that of Lean Cuisine's Fettuccine Alfredo dish, so it was ok, but not great. I may use less flour and maybe more garlic next time to give it better flavor.
20 Oct 10 by member: sur365


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Nutrition summary:

There are 289 calories in 1 serving of Fettuccine with Light Alfredo Sauce.
Calorie break-down: 12% fat, 73% carbs, 15% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 34
Calories 289
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 3.79g 6%
  Saturated Fat 1.688g 8%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.129g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.752g  
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 215mg 9%
Potassium 139mg  
Total Carbohydrate 50.95g 17%
  Dietary Fiber 2.2g 9%
  Sugars 5.1g  
Protein 10.39g  
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 76% Iron 86%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
of RDI*
(289 calories)
14% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (73%)
Fat (12%)
Protein (15%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories