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Microwave Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe
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Microwave Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe

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"I created this recipe for a young co-worker who used to save up to eat at a nice Italian restaurant once a month," writes Bill Hilbrich of St. Cloud, Minnesota. "Now she can make this dish at home!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:1 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 1 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces uncooked fettuccine
  • 3 tablespoons half-and-half cream
  • 1 ounce cream cheese, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (prepared with fat-free half-and-half and reduced-fat cream cheese) equals 368 calories, 11 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 404 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 18 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small microwave-safe bowl, combine the cream and cream cheese. Cover and microwave at 50% power for 2 minutes; stir in the Parmesan cheese until smooth. Stir in salt if desired and pepper. Drain fettuccine; toss with sauce. Yield: 1 serving.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Microwave Fettuccine Alfredo in Cooking for 2 Spring 2005, p57

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (prepared with fat-free half-and-half and reduced-fat cream cheese) equals 368 calories, 11 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 404 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 18 g protein.

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Feb. 1, 2014

Delicious and so quick! Thank you :) If you want it to taste more "real" mix in about 1/8 tsp garlic powder and this is gonna sound crazy, a dash of nutmeg.

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Reviewed Sep. 16, 2011

I really wanted to like this but it tasted of nothing but cream cheese, even with using "real" Parmesan, not that junk out of a can.

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