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Fettuccine with Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce

Healthy and Delicious Option for Fettuccine - topped with a healthy Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce

Course Healthy Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Fettuccine with Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 325 kcal
Author DinnerPlanner

Ingredients

  • 1 small head cauliflower cleaned and using florets only
  • 3-4 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • salt & pepper
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 box fettuccine noodles use about 3/4
  • 1 cup sweet peas
  • 1 small fresh tomato chopped

Instructions

  1. Start the fettuccine and cook according to package directions, adding peas during the last 5 minutes of cooking time.
  2. Fill the bottom of a saucepan with about 2-3 inches of water. Place your steamer basket in the pan and put in the garlic and cauliflower florets. Bring water to a light boil and cover. Cook for about 5-7 minutes or until the cauliflower is soft.
  3. Carefully add 3 cups of steamed cauliflower and the garlic to a blender.
  4. Add milk, chicken broth, Parmesan Cheese, salt and pepper to the blender.
  5. Blend until thick and creamy, adding a bit more broth if needed.
  6. Mix sauce in with cooked fettuccine and peas.
  7. Top with additional fresh Parmesan cheese and diced tomatoes.
Nutrition Facts
Fettuccine with Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce
Amount Per Serving (6 g)
Calories 325 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 66mg22%
Sodium 137mg6%
Potassium 471mg13%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 450IU9%
Vitamin C 35.6mg43%
Calcium 88mg9%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.