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Wednesday, April 20 2016

Fettucini alfredo is one of the simplest pasta dishes you can make at home.


8 - ounces dried fettuccine
1/2 - cup dried tomatoes (not oil-packed), chopped
4 - tablespoons butter
1 - tablespoon olive oil
4 - ounces fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
4 - ounces fresh Brussels sprouts, trimmed and quartered
1 1/2 - cups fresh broccoli florets
8 - fresh mushrooms, sliced
2 - tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/4 - cups milk
1/2 - cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese
finely shredded Parmesan cheese
2 - teaspoons finely shredded lemon peel
Cook pasta according to package directions, adding dried tomatoes the last 2 minutes of cooking. Drain and return to saucepan; keep warm.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet heat 1 tablespoon of the butter and olive oil over medium heat. Add asparagus, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, and mushrooms. Cook over medium heat for 8 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Remove vegetables from skillet; set aside.
In same skillet melt remaining butter over medium heat. Stir in flour. Cook and stir 1 minute. Stir in milk. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Stir in Parmesan cheese. Gently stir in pasta and vegetables. Stir in additional milk to reach desired consistency. Sprinkle with lemon peel and additional shredded Parmesan cheese. Makes 4 (1-1/2 cup) servings.
Nutrition Facts (Fettuccine Alfredo with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Veggies)
Per serving: 500 kcal cal., 21 g fat (11 g sat. fat, 1 g polyunsaturated fat, 7 g monounsatured fat), 46 mg chol., 491 mg sodium, 60 g carb., 5 g fiber, 10 g sugar, 20 g pro. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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