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Healthified Fettuccine Alfredo

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65% less fat • 71% less sat fat • 36% fewer calories than the original recipe. Wow! Healthifying cut cholesterol and sodium by more than half from the original recipe.

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1
lb uncooked fettuccine
2
cups whole milk
1
tablespoon Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/4
teaspoon salt
Dash freshly ground black pepper
Dash ground red pepper (cayenne)
2
tablespoons butter
2
teaspoons finely chopped garlic
2
oz 1/3-less-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel)
2/3
cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Directions

  • 1 Cook fettuccine as directed on package, omitting salt. Drain; return to saucepan. Cover to keep warm; set aside.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, stir milk, flour, salt, black pepper and red pepper with wire whisk until smooth. In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Add garlic; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly (do not burn). With wire whisk, stir milk mixture into butter mixture in saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes or until mixture thickens and boils.
  • 3 Stir in cream cheese until melted. Stir in Parmesan cheese until melted. Pour over fettuccine; toss to coat. Sprinkle with parsley.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take: Healthified

  • Calories Reduced By 190
  • Fat Reduced By 23g
  • Sodium Reduced By 340mg
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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
310mg
310%;
Total Carbohydrate
42g
42%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
13g
13%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Before After
2 cups whipping cream 2 cups whole milk
1/2 cup butter 1 tablespoon Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic 1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons butter
2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic
2 oz 1/3-less-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel)
Nutritional Highlights
Calories
 
 
520 (before)
330 (after)
Sodium
 
 
650 mg (before)
310 mg (after)
Total Fat
 
 
35 g (before)
12 g (after)
Vitamin A (%DV)
 
 
20 (before)
8 (after)

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We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 07/17/2012. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
310mg
310%;
Total Carbohydrate
42g
42%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
13g
13%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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