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Fettuccine Alfredo Light

All You MAY 2005

  • Yield: 4 Servings
  • Cook time: 15 Minutes
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$1.23


  • 1 (12 oz.) box spinach
  • fettuccine
  • 1 3/4 cups 2% milk
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese, plus additional for serving
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley


Boil a large pot of salted water. Add pasta and cook according to package directions, stirring occasionally, until al dente.

While pasta cooks, make the sauce: In a bowl, stir together milk, cornstarch and flour. Melt butter in a large, nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, until softened and golden, about 6 minutes. Stir milk mixture again, then add to onion in pan. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, until sauce is thick and creamy, about 4 minutes.

Drain pasta and add to sauce, tossing well. Sprinkle with cheese and toss again. Divide among 4 plates, sprinkle with parsley and more cheese, then serve warm.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 438
  • Fat: 10g
  • Saturated fat: 6g
  • Protein: 20g
  • Carbohydrate: 68g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 73mg
  • Sodium: 523mg

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Fettuccine Alfredo Light Recipe