Zuchinni Alfredo

By apanda

Ingredients
  • 1 (12 ounce) package uncooked yolkless noodles

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 4 cups shredded zucchini

  • 1/2 cup milk

  • 4 ounces lowfat cream cheese, cubed

  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • grated Parmesan cheese (optional)

Directions
  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add noodles and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

  2. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in garlic, and cook 2 minutes. Mix in zucchini, and cook 10 minutes, until some of the moisture has evaporated.

  3. Pour the milk into the skillet, and stir in cream cheese until melted. Mix in basil. Season with salt and pepper, and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve over the cooked pasta.

  4. * Can add mushrooms,shredded carrots, or other fresh veggies, fresh garlic and other herbs to kick it up a bit.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
6
Servings Per Recipe
6
Amount Per Serving
Calories
357
Total Fat
17.4g
Cholesterol
72mg
Sodium
517mg
Total Carbs
39.1g
Dietary Fiber
2.8g
Protein
12

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1 reply

Avera
Avera 2009-08-14 00:40:37 -0500 Report

Alfredo Dishes are right at the top of the list of most liked Italian dishes. This recipe is excellent in its use of a vegetable to make a main dish.