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Flavorful Fettuccine

 Flavorful Fettuccine
"I'll often add leftover ham, pork or shrimp to this dish," indicates Edna Coburn of Tucson, Arizona.
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (12 ounces) fettuccine
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed
  • 3/4 cup diced sweet red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, cook fettuccine in boiling water
  • for 5 minutes. Add spinach and red pepper; return to a boil. Cook
  • for 4-5 minutes or until pasta is tender; drain and set aside. In a
  • large saucepan, combine cornstarch, bouillon and milk until smooth.
  • Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Remove from the heat. Stir in cottage cheese and nutmeg. Add
  • fettuccine and vegetables; toss to coat. Sprinkle with Parmesan
  • cheese. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 234 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 564 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 13 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as

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Flavorful Fettuccine (continued)

Wine (continued)
Chardonnay or Viognier.