Friday, September 3, 2010

Easy Made Pasta Alfredo

I'm a big pasta lover, although I try not to over indulge! I especially like pasta with Alfredo sauce. As many people out there, I've always recurred to using jarred Alfredo sauce. Although good, I've always found it to be a bit too rich, cheesy and salty.

Last week I found a recipe for a quick Alfredo sauce on the back of a box of Food Lion fettuccine.

[First, I boiled some water and then added the pasta.]

[As my pasta was cooking I chopped up some vegetables to add a bit more flavor and color to my pasta- garlic, fresh spinach, red peppers]

[Here's where I got my inspiration]

[I sauteed all of the veggies in a skillet with some unsalted butter]

[After the pasta was cooked and drained, I tossed it into the skillet with the veggies. Then I added some pepper]

[ I added a bit of whipping cream. Just enough to lightly coat the pasta, but not drench it]

[I added a handful of shredded low-fat mozzarella]

[Move the cheese around with a wooded spoon until it melts. Then, serve in your bowl of choice]

The end result was deliciously yummy! The pasta had the right amount of veggie flavors combined with a light cheesy goodness without being to overpowering. You could savour all of the ingredients. Even my 17 month old liked it and he can be a bit picky sometimes when it comes to his food.

What is your favorite pasta dish?


  1. omg this look so good I want some !!! I'm going to try this I love pasta I can't eat everyday of course I wouldn't fit in my pants but well worth it !!!

  2. Oh yum! Looks easy too! Thanks for sharing!

  3. Curves ahead makeup==> If it were up to me I'd eat pasta everyday, but like you said My pants wouldn't fit either jaja :-)

    The girlie blog==> It is really easy and quick to make. Great if you're short on time :-)

  4. Oh wow, now my mouth is watering! I'm going to have to give this a try sometime soon!

  5. Xenia==> If you do try it out, let me know how it turns out :-)

  6. Looks yummy!! Thanks for stopping by my spot...following you back!! Great blog!!

  7. Carbonara!:D

    You made me remember that I haven't made a pasta dish in a looooong time, thanks!:D

    Have a great weekend!:D

    ***** Marie *****

  8. I'm going to have to try this!! Thanks for following, I follow you back.

  9. That looks SO good! I'm definately going to have to try that! Thanks for sharing it!

  10. I love quick and easy recipes and yours look very simple. With all the available ingredients at home, I will definietly try this. I love pastas too. Thumbs up!*-^


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