Pizza and Pasta - Linguine Alfredo -- 5 points

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08-25-2008, 07:35 PM
My entire family loves this form the ww new complete cookbook pg 264

Makes 4 servings
1 TBL reduced-calorie margarine
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 TBL all purpose flour
1 C fat free milk
1/4 C non-fat cream cheese
1/4 C grated Asiago or Parmesan cheese
1 C broccoli florets
1 medium red bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1" pieces
1/2 carrot, thinly sliced
1 celery stalk, sliced
4 C hot cooked Linguine

1. In a med nonstick saucepan, melt the margarine. Saute the garlic until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Whisk in the flour, then gradually whisk in the milk; cook stirring constantly until slighly thickened, about 2 minutes. Whisk in the cream cheese and Asiago; cook ustirring until smooth 1-2 minutes. Remove from the heat and cover to keep warm.
2. Meanwhile place the brocolli, bell pepper, carrot and celery ina steamer basket; set in a sucepan over 1" of boiling water. Cover and steam until tender-crisp, about 3 minutes
3. In large bowl combine the pasta and steamed vegetable, Add the cheese sauce -toss to coat throughly. Serve at once

Per serving 276 Calories, 5g Total FAt, 3 g Saturated fat, 10mg Cholesterol, 250 mg Sodium, 42 g. Total Carbohydrate, 3 g Dietary Fiber, 13 g Protein, 223 mg Calcium POINTS per serving 5