Pasta Alfredo

If the pasta mixture has become thick and tight, thin it with some of the reserved cooking water.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 1 lb. fettuccine
  • 1⁄2 cup margarine
  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 1⁄3 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 1⁄3 cups grated Parmesan cheese


  • Prepare the fettuccine according to package directions. When pasta is done, drain in a colander and reserve some of the cooking water.
  • Meanwhile, melt margarine in a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in the milk and nutmeg and bring the mixture to simmer.
  • Add the fettuccine to the cream mixture and top with the cheese.