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Athlete’s Alfredo with Homemade Alfredo Sauce

Difficulty
Easy
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Serves
1 person

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Athlete’s Alfredo with Homemade Alfredo Sauce

Pasta alfredo doesn’t have to be packed with fat. The sour cream in this homemade alfredo sauce is the secret ingredient for making a low fat alfredo dish you’ll love to eat, without the guilt.

Ingredients

Directions

In a large pot, boil water over high heat. (Use just enough water to cover pasta, once you add it to the pot.) When water is boiling, add pasta and reduce heat to medium. Simmer uncovered until water is very shallow (about 10 minutes). Add all other ingredients, reduce to low heat, cover with the lid cracked and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and uncover the pot until the sauce begins to thicken.

Notes

It seems like my family eats out a lot more when we start to exercise and I think this is because we don't treat ourselves to our favorite flavors at home. I imagine that we feel guilty adding the amount of salt to home-cooked foods that our body craves, especially when we are sweating more and drinking more water. This homemade alfredo sauce recipe was invented for a volleyball player in my family who loves pasta alfredo but needs to watch her weight. The substitution of sour cream for the traditional cheese and the olive oil for the usual butter makes a low fat alfredo that keeps her satisfied and guilt-free!

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I was doubtful about this recipe but its good and done in a pinch. Definitely a great Fall or Winter dish! I added a few touches of my own, like a dash of nutmeg and, of course, freshly grated parmesan cheese. PERFECTION!!

augustine.bradley, Greensboro, NC

My kids love alfredo and this was a hit with them when I fixed it.

savings2, Chanute, KS

My kids love alfredo and this was a hit with them when I fixed it.

savings2, Chanute, KS

Very easy! Loved it! I did put in peppers and onions with chicken breast. My husband loved it also.

br4kr, Wright City, OK

Alfredo is one of my fam. Fav dish. We add chicken to spice things up.. Try it if you haven't already.

leslie.garrison, Memphis, TN