Monday, June 8, 2015

Zucchini Alfredo

Zucchini Alfredo
I just love this recipe for so many reasons! It's low fat, creamy, healthy, easy and my kids eat it because they don't realize that there is zucchini in it! This recipe is shredded zucchini in a creamy parmesan/basil sauce!

 I found this recipe on and tweaked it to make it low fat! It was posted by a member named Dutchie326I was hooked the first time I tried it! And I was making it once a week for a very long time! It cooks up so fast and really satisfies my creamy pasta cravings!
This recipes serves 4-6 people.

1-12 oz. package uncooked egg noodles
3 Tbls. olive oil, extra virgin
4 large cloves garlic-minced
4 cups zucchini-peeled and shredded
1 cup milk-reduced fat-not skim
8 oz. low fat or fat free cream cheese
1/2 cup fresh basil-chopped
salt & pepper to taste
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese-a must
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.
Add egg noodles and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente.
Drain and set aside.
Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat.
Stir in garlic, and cook 2 minutes.
Mix in zucchini, and cook 10 minutes,
until some of the moisture has evaporated.
Pour the milk into the skillet, and stir in cream cheese until melted.
Mix in basil.
Season with salt and pepper, and add the Parmesan cheese.
Serve over the cooked egg noodles.



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