"Healthified" Fettuccine Alfredo
by laurie mussoline

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Source: eatbetteramerica.com
Course: Main
Cuisine: Italian
Food Group: Pasta
Serves: 8


1 pound(s) uncooked fettuccine
2 cup(s) whole milk
1 tablespoon(s) all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
dash freshly ground black pepper
dash ground red pepper (cayenne)
2 tablespoon(s) butter
2 teaspoon(s) finely chopped garlic
2 ounce 1/3 less fat cream cheese
2/3 cup(s) grated parmesan or romano cheese
2 tablespoon(s) chopped fresh parsley
Cook fettuccine as directed on package, omitting salt. Drain:return to saucepan. Cover to keep warm: set aside. 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.With wire whisk,stir milk mixture into butter mixture in saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat 6-8 minutes or until mixture thickens and boils. Stir in cream cheese until melted. Stir in Parmesan cheese until melted. Pour over fettuccine;toss to coat. Sprinkle with parsley.
Notes:I added steamed veggies to this and it was wonderful.