Main Dishes

Lower Fat Fettuccine Alfredo

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My son would eat fettuccine alfredo every meal if he could. To keep him happy and to prevent the rest of us from obesity, I came up with this lower-fat version that everybody loves.

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1 pkg. (12 oz.) whole wheat fettuccine noodles, cooked
1 pkg. (8 oz.) non-fat or low-fat cream cheese, softened
1 1/2 to 2 c. low-fat milk
1 T. butter, softened
1 tsp. minced garlic
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 tsp. onion salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1/8 tsp. red pepper flakes (optional)
2/3 c. parmesan cheese (fresh grated is best!)

additional toppings:
fresh grated parmesan cheese
sliced grilled chicken
broccoli
artichoke hearts
tomatoes
anything else you like with your pasta!
Cook fettuccine noodles according to package directions. In blender, combine cream cheese, milk, butter and spices. Blend together well then pour into saucepan. Stir over medium heat until warm and...
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Nutritions

Calories
550

Sodium
1393mg
58% DV

Fat
22g
35% DV

Protein
35g
70% DV

Carbs
51g
17% DV

Fiber
3g
13% DV

A Spanish omelette is also known as tortilla de patatas in Spain where it is a tapa and it consists of just four ingredients plus seasoning. It is a Spanish classic dish for very good reasons. It is simple to make, it is nutritious and absolutely delicious. Oh, Spanish tapas!! Aren't these simply the best?



6 large eggs
1 large onion I used red organic
3 med potatoes sliced or cubed
2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper or some chilli flakes/cayenne pepper
6 tbsp parsley fresh -chopped (optional)
1 med red pepper (optional) added in this recipe
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1. Wash, peel and slice the potatoes, rinse them again and allow them to drain in a colander while you prepare other ingredients.
2. Peel, wash and shred the onion and add to the potatoes ready to be...
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Nutritions

Calories
113

Sodium
377mg
15% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
6g
12% DV

Carbs
7g
2% DV

Fiber
2g
9% DV