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Crab Fettuccine Alfredo

 Crab Fettuccine Alfredo
“This is one recipe I just can’t resist,” writes Chris Carattini from Laramie, Wyoming. “It’s so delicious and simple to put together—but looks elegant and like you really fussed. Also, an easy recipe to double when friends drop in at the last minute.”
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces uncooked fettuccine
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup imitation crabmeat
  • 1/2 cup cubed cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh broccoli
  • 1/3 cup chopped zucchini
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste, optional

Directions

  • Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a
  • small saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour until smooth. Gradually
  • whisk in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until
  • thickened. Stir in the remaining ingredients; heat through. Drain
  • fettuccine; top with crab mixture. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup pasta with about 3/4 cup crab mixture (calculated without salt and pepper) equals 668 calories, 34 g fat (20 g saturated fat), 136 mg cholesterol, 681 mg sodium, 55 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 36 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.