Low Fat Alfredo Sauce

Day 13 BM #56 - 
Pasta, spaghetti and the like are the new rage at home. The kids say they are getting bored of eating the same old dal-rice, roti-sabzi. Under similar circumstances my mom would say, "We never got bored of food like your kids. Neither you nor your siblings ever gave me such jitters. You have pampered your kids and so now they have the upper hand...yada yada yada..". I guess the older generation will always have a different perspective, right?

Anyway, talking of pasta, let us travel to Italy and taste their Alfredo Sauce. Though the regular Alfredo sauce is calorie dense and very rich, I have tried a low fat version which went rather well at home with the kids. Add to the mix some Quinoa pasta and broccoli, I have a healthy meal for them.

Recipe Source here
Ingredients - 

Milk 1 cup
Butter 1 Tbsp
All Purpose Flour 1 Tbsp
Cheese 3 Tbsp
Pepper as needed
Garlic Powder as needed


Low Fat Alfredo Sauce

Method Of Preparation -

On medium heat, melt the butter in a pan.

Gradually whisk in flour creating a thick paste.

Slowly add milk, whisking until there are no lumps.

Continue to whisk until foamy(about 2-3 minutes).

Sprinkle the cheese slowly, whisking until well mixed. 

Add garlic powder and pepper.

Cook for 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.


Remove from heat.


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Preparation Time 10-12 min
Makes a little over a cup of sauce

15 comments

  1. Usha Rao Says:
  2. Low fat Alfredo sauce is always welcome. Looks like a keeper recipe.

     
  3. This is an ultimate recipe and perfectly made...agree the kids today definitely have a upper hand :)

     
  4. Sapana Behl Says:
  5. Low fat alfredo sound delicious.Bookmarking.

     
  6. Srividhya Says:
  7. Great recipe and its a mush have in my fridge as kiddo loves this sauce

     
  8. Srivalli Says:
  9. I love this sauce Harini, wonderful that your sauce is flowing consistency!

     
  10. Sandhiya Says:
  11. Sauce looks so creamy & delicious.

     
  12. Preeti Garg Says:
  13. Love this sauce especially for pastas.

     
  14. sneha datar Says:
  15. A creamy and versatile sauce.

     
  16. Priya Suresh Says:
  17. Very smooth and interesting low calorie alfredo sauce,cant wait to try.

     
  18. Kalyani Says:
  19. Very healthy and filling meal ! The sauce looks great !!

     
  20. Pavani N Says:
  21. Wow, so creamy & delicious looking Alfredo sauce.

     
  22. Suma Gandlur Says:
  23. I agree alfredo sauce is loaded with calories and a healthier version is welcome.
    For my cheesoholic daughter, the more the merrier.

     
  24. Suma Gandlur Says:
  25. I agree alfredo sauce is loaded with calories and a healthier version is welcome.
    For my cheesoholic daughter, the more the merrier.

     
  26. you're going super healthy with this meal..esp with the quinoa pasta too!

     
  27. Even I get the same feedback from the elders in my family so lets chill.:D I guess we were more in Kannada the word is "sambhait" I just cannot get the English word for it right now.
    Love the Alfredo sauce.

     
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