Low Fat Alfredo Sauce

Minimum fat, maximum flavor. Perfect for a hurried weeknight, guilt-free, pasta indulgence.

Ingredients

  • ½ pounds (225 g) fettuccine pasta, uncooked
  • ½ cups (120 ml) skim milk
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 2 Tablespoons reduced fat cream cheese
  • 1½ cups (335 g) cottage cheese
  • ¾ cups (75 g) grated Parmesan
  • 4½ teaspoons light butter spread
  • 1 dash white pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons milk, mixed in 1 Tablespoon potato starch

Directions

  1. Cook fettuccine in boiling water for 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain.
  2. Place milk, garlic, flour, cream cheese, cottage cheese, Parmesan, butter, and pepper into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  3. Select Variable 1.
  4. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  5. Blend for 5 minutes. Reduce speed to Variable 4 and remove the lid plug. Add the potato starch mixture through the lid plug opening.
  6. Blend an additional 30 seconds.
  7. Pour over cooked fettuccine and toss until coated. Sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese before serving.

Notes

Add leftover grilled chicken and steamed broccoli to the sauce for a quick meal.