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Microwave Fettuccine Alfredo

"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 serving

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

Directions

  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/2 cups: 368 calories, 11g fat (6g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 404mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 18g protein.

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