Mock Pasta Alfredo


Classifications: Vegetables

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 1/2 cups 1% cottage cheese

1/2 cup skim milk

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 teaspoon dried basil

1/2 teaspoon dry mustard

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1/4 teaspoon salt, optional

8 ounces corkscrew noodles, cooked & drained

1 to 2 tomatoes, seeded and chopped

Instructions: In a blender or food processor, process cottage cheese, milk and garlic until smooth. Add flour, lemon juice, basil, mustard, pepper and salt if desired; process until well blended. Pour into a saucepan. Cook over medium heat until thickened. Do not boil. Serve over noodles; sprinkle with chopped tomatoes.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One serving (prepared without added salt) equal 2-1/2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable. NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION: 316 calories, 368 mg sodium, 8 mg cholesterol, 53 gm carbohydrate, 20 gm protein, 2 gm fat.

Serves: 4

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