Quick Fettuccine

Try this creamy pasta dish that satisfies in flavor, and keeps potassium and phosphorous levels in check.

Serving size

1

Makes

6

Ingredients

½ – ⅔ cup boiling water

1 package fettuccine pasta

2-3 cloves of garlic, minced

1 teaspoon canola oil

1 cup meat or fish or shrimp of choice

1-2 cups veggies (asparagus, broccoli, peas)

1 package (8 ounce) Neufchâtel or cream cheese

½ cup fresh Parmesan cheese, grated

¼ cup fresh parsley

¼ cup fresh basil

Nutrition Info

Makes:Serving size: 1

Calories

304

Carbohydrates

32 g

Protein

18 g

Sodium

285 mg

Phosphorus

121 mg

Potassium

216 mg

Instructions

  1. In a medium pot, boil water over medium-high heat. Once boiling, remove 2/3 of water and set aside. Add pasta into the pot and cook for about 8-10 minutes.
  2. In a frying pan, sauté garlic in oil.
  3. Add your desired meat, fish and veggies into pan and sauté until done with garlic.
  4. In food processor or blender, mix cheeses and fresh herbs and 1/2 cup of the hot water.
  5. If sauce is too thick, add more water.
  6. Pour into the same pan, over sautéed garlic and veggies and meat or fish of your choice.
  7. Pour mixture over pasta and serve.

 

Recipe contributed by Katie D. Huff