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In this healthy fettuccine Alfredo recipe, the sauce for this classic pasta dish gets a makeover, using yogurt. Although we like to toss this creamy pasta sauce with fettuccine, any whole-wheat pasta can be used.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2014




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  • Cook pasta in a pot of boiling water according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup of the cooking water.

  • Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Stir in the reserved pasta water and remove from heat. Whisk in yogurt, 1/2 cup Parmesan, parsley, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Add the fettuccine and combine well. Serve topped with the remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup
312 calories; protein 18.4g; carbohydrates 45g; dietary fiber 6.9g; sugars 3.6g; fat 8g; saturated fat 4.6g; cholesterol 20.5mg; vitamin a iu 300IU; vitamin c 1.5mg; folate 38mcg; calcium 262.3mg; iron 2.3mg; magnesium 94.6mg; potassium 207.2mg; sodium 421.4mg; thiamin 0.3mg.

3 starch, 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat