This creamy sauce is low in fat, thanks to skim milk and low-fat cream cheese.

Serves 4

Ingredients:

       
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil
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  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
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  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
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  • 1 1/3 cups skim milk
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  • 2 tablespoons low-fat cream cheese
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  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
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  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper

Directions:

Heat a medium saute pan over medium-high heat. Add the olive oil and garlic to pan and saute for 1 minute. Stir in flour; lower heat to medium and continue to cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Gradually add the milk to the mixture, stirring often, until it is well-blended. Cook until the mixture is thickened. Stir in the cream cheese and continue to cook until it is completely melted in. Remove pan from heat; stir in the Parmesan cheese and pepper. Continue to stir until Parmesan cheese is melted in and the sauce is well-blended.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving size: 2 ounces
  • Total carbohydrate: 8 g
  • Dietary fiber: 0 g
  • Sodium: 350 mg
  • Saturated fat: 3 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4 g
  • Total fat: 7 g
  • Cholesterol: 15 mg
  • Protein: 8 g
  • Calories: 130
  • Dairy foods low-fat or fat-free: 1
  • Milk and milk products: 1
Last Updated: 2016-04-19
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