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by JVF

Fettuccini Alfredo Sauce

A creamy low carb sauce that changes depending on the meat used.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Melt butter and block of cream cheese in sauce pan.
  2. Stir with whisk until melted add cream (amount determined by preferred thickness).
  3. Add garlic, put as much as you like in it.
  4. Add parmesan cheese to thicken.
  5. Boil a low carb pasta or use spaghetti squash or shiratake noodles while sauce simmers.
  6. Add any meat or seafood you want like shrimp, crab, scallops for a seafood fettuccini or ham, chicken.
  7. When pasta is finished, drain thoroughly and mix with sauce.
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Can I Have These Foods

on Atkins (induction phase):
Food Group Avg Member Opinion 
Cheese
Moderation*
Butter and Cream
OK*
Butter and Cream
OK*
Vegetables and Vegetable Products
OK*
food groups ordered by calorie contribution to recipe.

Reviews 
I love this Sauce! I used it on Shirtaki noodles and it turned out Lovely!. I did have to add a bit more cream to thin it out more after I added the parmasan cheese, but it really is yummy! Hats off to the Chef!!
06 Feb 11 by member: zMouseHeart
I make pretty much the same thing and use shirtaki noodles too (such lifesavers those things, I can't even tell the diff between them and real noodles!) To make a single serv which is a perfect amt for Shirtaki Noodles: 2T butter 4T Heavy Whipping Cream 3T Parmesan I like to use this with chicken, broccoli and a little bit of onion and garlic. YUM. Great with Fettuccine Shirataki AND Angel Hair.
03 Apr 12 by member: evalynnjade
Love this! So much better than any other kind I've had before
11 May 12 by member: tlegerski
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Nutrition summary:

There are 562 calories in 1 serving of Fettuccini Alfredo Sauce.
Calorie break-down: 87% fat, 2% carbs, 11% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 498
Calories 562
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 55.35g 85%
  Saturated Fat 34.719g 174%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.078g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 15.2g  
Cholesterol 166mg 55%
Sodium 719mg 30%
Potassium 123mg  
Total Carbohydrate 3.45g 1%
  Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
  Sugars 0.39g  
Protein 14.54g  
 
Vitamin A 36% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 34% Iron 5%
* 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
28%
of RDI*
(562 calories)
28% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (2%)
 
Fat (87%)
 
Protein (11%)
Carbohydrates, 3.45g (2%) Fat, 55.35g (87%) Protein, 14.54g (11%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories


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