Healthier Quick and Easy Alfredo Sauce

Healthier Quick and Easy Alfredo Sauce

15
MakeItHealthy 712

"This alfredo is great just a little lighter than before. Not as rich but still so tasty. Great when served with whole wheat noodles."

Ingredients

10 m servings 385 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 4 servings

Adjust

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 385 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 24.5 g
  • 38%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.1g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 28.9 g
  • 58%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 75 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 1089 mg
  • 44%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

On Sale

What's on sale near you.

Directions

Print
  • Prep

  • Cook

  • Ready In

  1. Melt butter in a non-stick saucepan over medium heat; melt cream cheese and garlic powder in butter, whisking Pour in milk, a little at a time, whisking to smooth out lumps. Stir in Parmesan cheese and pepper until smooth.
  2. Remove from heat when sauce reaches a creamy and thick consistency, about 5 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Editor's Notes:
  • This sauce will thicken rapidly as it cooks - thin with additional milk if cooked for too long.
  • This recipe is a healthier version of Quick and Easy Alfredo Sauce.
  • profile image

Your rating

Cancel
Submit

Reviews

15
  1. 18 Ratings

  2.  
  3.  
  4.  
  5.  
  6.  

Pretty good! Was going to make homemade pasta to serve with this, but ran out of time so put it with spaghetti. I couldn't get this to thicken much, so I added more cheese and hoped it would w...

So simple and so delicious! It was quick, easy and tasty.

i really liked this! basic - which is what i like!

I use a variation of this that I found on this site, and have for years and years. I use fat free cream cheese, and throw in a dollop of fat free sour cream, but I cut the butter to almost nil. ...

I have used this recipe for quite a while. I use neufchatel cheese instead of fat free cream cheese and "I Can't Believe It's Not Butter" instead of butter. I also add 2 cloves of freshly minc...

It was rather bland, but since I had more sauce than pasta, I made more pasta and added garlic salt & oregano to the remaining sauce and it was very good. Next time I will forgo the garlic powde...

My husband, who normally refuses to eat anything that's a "healthier" version, liked this. I only added 3 Tblsp of butter because that's all I had. And after reading other comments, I only use...

good recipe i used more fresh ground pepper and i used fresh minced garlic. i added this to a veggie penne with grilled chicken breast slices and steamed broccoli

Several people mentioned that it was bland - I added a pinch of nutmeg and a little bit of lemon zest. I also used neufchatel cheese because I couldn't find fat free cream cheese. It ended up ...