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Lighthearted Fettuccine Alfredo


  • 1 cup lowfat cottage cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup lowfat milk
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 1 medium clove garlic, peeled and pressed
  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8-1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 lb. fettuccine
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil or parsley


Bring a large pan of water to boil. Meanwhile, in a food processor or blender, process cottage cheese until very smooth. Add Parmesan, milk, egg, substitute, garlic, nutmeg, pepper, and salt. Process until very smooth. Cook fettuccine according to package directions in boiling water. Drain and put back into hot pan. Add cheese sauce; place pan over medium heat. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly, until sauce has thickened and coated pasta. Toss with basil and serve.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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April 8, 20080 found this helpful

Robin`s recipes always look yummy. Haven`t tried many as the're usually calorie & cholesterol laden. This one however looks so yummy and also calorie wise. Will be trying it tonight. Keep up the good healthy recipes Robin. Thanks.

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