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Skinny Alfredo Sauce

This recipe for Skinny Alfredo Sauce is insanely delicious, creamy & lightened up. You will love how flavorful this sauce is with fewer calories.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 6
Calories: 537kcal
Author: Sandra

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces fettuccine
  • 1/4 cup I Can't Believe It's Not Butter
  • 4 cloves garlic pressed or finely minced
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup low-fat milk
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese freshly grated
  • 3/4 cup Romano cheese freshly grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 chicken breast season, grilled or seared in a pan
  • fresh parsley optional garnish
  • Parmesan cheese optional garnish

Instructions

  • Season chicken breast with salt, pepper, granulated garlic, and olive oil. 
    Grill or cook in a heavy bottom pan over medium-high heat until cooked through.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile, heat I Can't Believe It's Not Butter in a large saute pan over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cooking for one minute, stirring so that it doesn't burn in the pan. 
  • Add flour and stir to combine, so that you have a nice base for your sauce. Cook for one minute stirring occasionally allowing the flour to thicken.
  • Slowly whisk in chicken broth and milk until it combined and is smoother, allows the mixture to simmer for 1-2 minutes or until thickened up a bit. 
  • Whisk in Parmesan & Romano cheese, salt, and pepper until all of the cheese has melted and the sauce is well combined.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low until pasta is cooked.
  • Drain pasta, then immediately add pasta to the saute pan with alfredo sauce and toss to combine. Topped with grilled chicken and garnish with dried or freshly chopped parsley and cheese. 

Nutrition

Calories: 537kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 122mg | Sodium: 871mg | Potassium: 541mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 315IU | Vitamin C: 4.3mg | Calcium: 409mg | Iron: 2mg