It's National Fettuccine Alfredo Day, people, and we are going NOODLE CRAZY over here at the HG HQ! Not only are we serving up an extra-cheesy, veggie-packed version of our classic Hungry Girlfredo, but we've also got stats for those who wanna make our freakishly good fettuccine dishes with FiberGourmet Light Pasta or regular whole wheat pasta. Check it out!
Fettuccine Hungry Girlfredo Veggie Explosion!
Entire recipe: 131 calories, 4.5g fat, 407mg sodium, 20g carbs, 7g fiber, 7g sugars, 9g protein -- PointsPlus® value 4*
Directions: Place all the veggies in a medium-sized microwave-safe bowl with 2 tbsp. of water. Cover bowl and microwave for 2 - 3 minutes (until veggies are fully steamed and tender). Drain water and set aside.
Drain and rinse noodles well. Dry noodles thoroughly (use paper towels to soak up as much moisture as possible), and then use a knife or kitchen shears to slice them up a bit. Next, place noodles in a microwave-safe bowl, and top them with the cheese wedge, sour cream, and parm topping. Then microwave for one minute.
Stir well, and then microwave for one additional minute. Mix in the veggies, and season well with salt and pepper. If you like, add some garlic powder and/or chili powder. Enjoy!!
MAKES 1 SERVING
Fettuccine Alfredo YOUR WAY...
We LOVE using Tofu Shirataki noodles in our Fettuccine Alfredo recipes -- you get the lowest calorie counts and PointsPlus® values with them. But we know not everyone digs those low-cal noodles as much as we do. So here's everything you need to know if you wanna swap out the Tofu Shirataki for some FiberGourmet Light Pasta or whole wheat fettuccine...
Made with 1 cup cooked FiberGourmet Classic Light Pasta Entire recipe: 241 calories, 4.5g fat, 497mg sodium, 57g carbs, 21g fiber, 9g sugars, 14g protein -- PointsPlus® value 7*
Made with 1 cup cooked whole wheat pasta Entire recipe: 287 calories, 4.5g fat, 381mg sodium, 52g carbs, 7g fiber, 8g sugars, 14g protein -- PointsPlus® value 8*
For lots more info on House Foods Tofu Shirataki and FiberGourmet Light Pasta, click here!
CHEW ON THIS: Today, February 7th, is National Fettuccine Alfredo Day. Get all giddy and noodled up with our guilt-free recipes. Weeeeee!
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