Pasta Alfredo

12
Total Time
22 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
12 min
Serves
2
Difficulty
Easy
Cream, Parmesan, and bacon- no wonder Pasta Alfredo is such a favored dish. But when a serving is full of fat and calories, it's not a meal you can enjoy too often.

Ingredients

uncooked linguini

5 oz

cooked Canadian-style bacon

1½ oz, chopped

uncooked onion(s)

1 small, red, finely chopped

garlic clove(s)

2 medium clove(s), crushed

fat free vegetable broth

6 Tbsp

fat free evaporated milk

½ cup(s)

cornstarch

1 tsp

mineral water

1 Tbsp

grated Parmesan cheese

¾ oz

chives

2 Tbsp, chopped

black pepper

tsp, or to taste

Instructions

  1. Add pasta to large pot of boiling water; cook, uncovered, until tender, drain.
  2. Return pan to heat; cook onion and garlic, stirring, until onion is soft. Stir in broth and milk. Bring to a boil, stir in combined cornstarch and water. Simmer, uncovered, until thickened slightly, about 5 minutes.
  3. Just before serving add pasta and cheese to sauce. Cook, stirring, until cheese is melted, about 2 minutes.
  4. Serve pasta topped with bacon, sprinkle with chives and pepper. Serve this dish with a large garden salad on the side.

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