Light Alfredo Pasta
Unlike traditional alfredo sauce, this light version has much less fat and calories but still tastes creamy and delicious. Broccoli not only adds some bright color to the dish, but also provides lots of nutrients. For an even healthier version, use whole wheat pasta.
chicken or vegetable
or other pasta, preferably whole wheat
Cook onion, and garlic clove in vegetable oil over medium heat until golden.
Mix skim milk, chicken broth, flour, salt and pepper; stir into onion mixture and bring to a bubble.
Reduce heat and simmer until thickened.
Meanwhile, bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook pasta according to package directions.
Add broccoli to sauce about 10 minutes before pasta is finished cooking.
Just before serving, stir cheese into sauce.
Toss pasta with sauce and serve hot.