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Homemade Skinny Alfredo Sauce

This Homemade Skinny Alfredo Sauce is rich and creamy! Made with garlic, light butter, cream, and parmesan-such incredible flavor! You won’t be believe it’s “lightened up.”

Makes 8 ( 1/4 cup ) servings

What ingredients do I need to make this Homemade Skinny Alfredo Sauce?

  • Land O’ Lakes light butter made with canola oil® or light butter
  • All Purpose flour
  • Skim milk2 Tbsp fat free half and half cream
  • Garlic powder
  • Light cream cheese
  • Grated parmesan cheese
  • Chopped fresh or dried parsley

How do you make this Homemade Skinny Alfredo Sauce?

Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour until lightly browned, about 1 minute.  

Until a roux is made.

Gradually whisk in milk until incorporated, about 1-2 minutes.

Stir in cheeses until melted, about 1-2 minutes. 

If the mixture is too thick, add more milk as needed; season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Servings: Makes 8 ( 1/4 cup ) servings 

I like to meal prep the 8 servings using 1/4 cup Skinny Alfredo Sauce, 1 cup spaghetti squash, and green beans.

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tbsp Land O’ Lakes light butter made with canola oil® or light butter
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • 1 1/4 cups skim milk
  • 2 Tbsp fat free half and half cream
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 oz. reduced fat cream cheese
  • 3 oz. grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh or dried parsley

Directions:

  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour until lightly browned, about 1 minute.  Gradually whisk in milk until incorporated, about 1-2 minutes.
  2. Stir in half and half and garlic powder until slightly thickened, about 1 minute.
  3. Stir in cheeses until melted, about 1-2 minutes. If the mixture is too thick, add more milk as needed; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  4. Serve over low point pasta, whole wheat pasta, spaghetti squash or zucchini noodles.

Makes 8 ( 1/4 cup ) servings

4 PersonalPoints™ per serving*  

 *This number shows the PersonalPoints™ range. The points will vary based on your individualized plan. 

How do I know how many points this is on my WW individualized plan? 

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Yield: 8

Homemade Skinny Alfredo Sauce

Homemade Skinny Alfredo Sauce

This Homemade Skinny Alfredo Sauce is rich and creamy! Made with garlic, light butter, cream cheese, half and half cream, and parmesan-such incredible flavor! You won't be believe it's "lightened up."

Author: thepounddropper.com

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp Land O’ Lakes light butter made with canola oil® or light butter
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • 1 1/4 cups skim milk
  • 2 Tbsp fat free half and half cream
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 oz. reduced fat cream cheese
  • 3 oz. grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh or dried parsley

Instructions

    1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour until lightly browned, about 1 minute. 
    2. Gradually whisk in milk until incorporated, about 1-2 minutes.
    3. Stir in half and half and garlic powder until slightly thickened, about 1 minute.
    4. Stir in cheeses until melted, about 1-2 minutes. If the mixture is too thick, add more milk as needed; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
    5. Serve over low point pasta, whole wheat pasta, spaghetti squash or zucchini noodles.


Makes 8 ( 1/4 cup ) servings

4 PersonalPoints™ per serving

Notes

Smartpoints: GREEN: 4 SmartPoints per serving BLUE: 4 SmartPoints per serving PURPLE: 4 SmartPoints per serving

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Do not use the WW nutritional calculator to calculate points. The nutritional calculator does take zero point food ingredients into consideration and will not be accurate. Personal Point values and nutritional information is estimated and calculated using the brand of ingredients listed in the recipe. PersonalPoints values may vary depending on the brand of ingredients used and depending on your customized zero point foods list.

Nutrition Information

Yield

8

Serving Size

1/4 cup

Amount Per Serving Calories 125Total Fat 6gSaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 17mgSodium 269mgCarbohydrates 5gSugar 2gProtein 5g

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