Alfredo Light

Alfredo Light

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"A lighter version of a creamy classic! I sometimes substitute peas for the broccoli."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 292 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 292 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 4.1 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 50.5g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 13.9 g
  • 28%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 360 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, and saute until golden brown.
  2. In a small saucepan, stir together milk, chicken broth, flour, salt and pepper over low heat until smooth and thick. Stir into onion mixture. Continue to cook over medium low heat, stirring frequently, until the sauce is thick. Stir in Parmesan cheese.
  3. Meanwhile, cook pasta in boiling water. Add broccoli to the pasta for the last several minutes of cooking. Continue cooking until the pasta is al dente.
  4. Drain the pasta and vegetables, and transfer to a large bowl. Toss with sauce. Serve.

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Most helpful positive review

i was looking for a way to enjoy one of my favorites, alfredo, without the guilt trip that usually follows. this is the answer!!! this alfredo is creamy and YUMMY!! i used a can of evaporated sk...

Most helpful critical review

I know what the recipe is supposed to accomplish, but it just doesn't do it. When prepared as written, it'll take you forever to get the sauce to thicken and you'll end up losing so much of the...

I know what the recipe is supposed to accomplish, but it just doesn't do it. When prepared as written, it'll take you forever to get the sauce to thicken and you'll end up losing so much of the...

i was looking for a way to enjoy one of my favorites, alfredo, without the guilt trip that usually follows. this is the answer!!! this alfredo is creamy and YUMMY!! i used a can of evaporated sk...

Fantastic and so easy! I omitted the onion but added 4 more cloves of garlic and some red pepper flakes. Sauted 2 chicken breasts cut into strips with the garlic. Removed the chicken when bro...

This was ok. I had to use 2% milk it was all I had. The sauce took forever to thicken. I would just assume make the original.

This recipe had incredible flavor. I used whole wheat pasta, and also added 2 cups of fresh chopped spinach when I made this and the dish was wonderful. Thanks for the great recipe!

Being from the south I made a rue adding the flour to the onion and garlic - then added the liquid. Since I made it with shrimp instead of chicken I left out the broth and added a bit more milk,...

YUM YUM YUM!!! This is a fantastic light recipe, you can't even tell that it's "light". I sauteed mushrooms with the onion & garlic, & added grilled chicken breast & it was wonderful! Thanks for...

I followed some suggestions from other readers and omitted the onion and used 3 large cloves of garlic. This was so delicious and you didn't feel "cheated" as with some light recipes. This wil...

I've been looking for an easy, yet tasty Alfredo sauce I could use with broccoli, chicken, shrimp, etc., and this is perfect. I used Carb Counter milk (my guilty conscience)and cornstarch. It ...