Skinny Alfredo Sauce



  • 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 cream
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 oz. 1/3 less fat cream cheese
  • 3 oz. grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh or dried parsley


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.

Tip: Serve over 1 cup spaghetti, spaghetti squash or zucchini noodles

Makes 8 ( ¼ cup ) servings / 4 Freestyle SmartPoints® per serving.


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