Fast Fettuccine Alfredo

pasta alfredo

 

8 oz. fettuccine (or whatever pasta you have on hand)

1 ¼ cups low sodium chicken broth

4 teaspoons flour

1/3 cup light cream cheese

3 Tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

Ground black pepper to taste

Parsley for garnish

 

Cook pasta according to package directions

Combine broth and flour in a medium saucepan.

Stir in cream cheese, 2 tablespoons of the Parmesan cheese, nutmeg and pepper.

Over medium heat, cook stirring constantly until mixture boils and thickens.

Drain pasta.

Toss with sauce.

Sprinkle with the rest of the Parmesan, and parsley if desired.

 

Optional add-ins

Chicken, shrimp, mushrooms, spinach, broccoli, 

 

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