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Spinach Fettuccine With Bacon-Cheese Sauce

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 4 slices Canadian bacon, diced
  • 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups 1% low-fat milk
  • 3 tablespoons light process cream cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 6 cups cooked spinach fettuccine, cooked without salt or fat

Nutrition Information

  • calories 355
  • fat 10 g
  • satfat 4.6 g
  • protein 19.2 g
  • carbohydrate 45.9 g
  • cholesterol 27 mg
  • iron 2.4 mg
  • sodium 610 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 25 %
  • fiber 2.4 g
  • calcium 282 mg

How to Make It

  1. Melt margarine in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and bacon; cook until bacon begins to brown. Reduce heat to medium; stir in flour. Gradually add milk, stirring with a whisk until blended; cook, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly. Stir in cream cheese and pepper; cook, stirring constantly, until blended. Add Parmesan cheese; cook, stirring often, until cheese melts.

  2. Add hot fettuccine to ham mixture; toss well. Serve immediately.

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