Baked Fettuccine Alfredo under 400 Calories

Creamy fettuccine alfredo is one of my comfort food favorites. But it’s sooooo rich, i get kicked by my conscience every time I order it at Pizza Hut. I searched for ways to reduce the calories (and the fat) to compromise. I cut the butter and changed the cream to low-fat milk. And the result is a yummy. healthier version – under 400 calories!

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Ingredients:

  • 250g Fettuccine noodles
  • Water for boiling
  • 1 + 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 medium size onion, diced
  • 1 200g can button mushrooms (other mushrooms like cremini work, too)
  • 1 cup low-fat milk
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 3 + 1 tbsp grated parmesan (or more depending on preference)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Parsley for garnish (optional)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F or 190 C. Prepare a baking dish.
  2. Cook noodles according to package instruction. Drain.
  3. In a saucepan over medium heat, add 1 tbsp olive oil. Saute onions and mushroom. Set aside.
  4. In the same saucepan, add the remaining oil. Add flour and stir until del combined. Pour in milk slowly, stirring constantly as it thickens (3-5 minutes). Add chicken broth and keep on stirring until depending on desired consistency. Stir in 3 tbsp parmesan. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Combine vegetables, pasta and sauce in prepared baking pan.Top with remaining parmesan. Bake for 20-25 minutes until cheese is melted.
  6. Top with parsley. Serve while hot.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 45 minutes
Makes 4 servings
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