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Microwave Fettuccine Alfredo

"'I created this recipe for a young co-worker who used to save up to eat at a nice Italian restaurant once a month,' writes Bill Hilbrich of St. Cloud, Minnesota. 'Now she can make this dish at home!'"
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20 m servings
Original recipe yields 1 servings

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  1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small microwave-safe bowl, combine the cream and cream cheese. Cover and microwave at 50% power for 2 minutes; stir in the Parmesan cheese until smooth. Stir in salt if desired and pepper. Drain fettuccine; toss with sauce.


  • This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
  • Nutritional Analysis: 1 serving (prepared with fat-free half-and-half and reduced-fat cream cheese) equals 368 calories, 11 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 404 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 18 g protein.


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This is a good recipe given it takes virtually no time and is very simple and straightforward. Definitely recommended if you are short on time and want something tasty!

This dish was okay. My daughter liked it. Will probably make it again but not soon.

This is definitely a quick and easy meal for one. I went so far as to actually weigh the pasta to make sure I followed the recipe exactly except for the addition of some minced garlic. I will ...

Surprisingly, this was actually pretty good! I used 1% milk in place of the half and half cream and it worked fine. If you're looking for a really simple and easy dish to prepare, this is a grea...

This wasn't too bad for a super quick alfredo sauce. I actually scaled it for 8 servings and used reduced fat cream cheese and skim milk. I recommend adding some garlic powder, pinch of seasonin...

Used as much of lower calorie items that I could. This has a good flavor. will keep it.

This is very good and very easy! I made a larger batch and it still turned out well. Better than some fettuccine I've had at sit-down restaurants! (I made this again with lowfat cream cheese ...

This sauce is so good and easy! I added parsley and garlic powder. It would also be good with spinach or tomato.

YUM!!! This recipe was wonderful...definatly a keeper!