Greek Yogurt Alfredo Sauce

This healthy version of alfredo uses greek yogurt instead of cream!

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
  • 2   garlic cloves, pressed
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) milk
  • 1 oz (30 g) fresh Parmesan cheese, grated (1/4 cup/50 mL)
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) 2% plain low-fat Greek yogurt

Directions

  1. Place butter, pressed garlic, nutmeg and salt in a bowl. Microwave uncovered, on HIGH 1 minute or until the butter is melted.

  2. Place cornstarch in a small bowl. Slowly whisk in the milk. Whisk the milk mixture into the bowl with the garlic mixture. Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds or until the sauce is thickened. Whisk until smooth. Stir in the Parmesan cheese and yogurt (sauce will be thick).

Yield:

  • 1 1/3 cups (325 mL)
    7  servings of 3  tbsp (45 mL)

Nutrients per serving:

Calories 140, Total Fat 4 g, Saturated Fat 2.5 g, Cholesterol 10 mg, Sodium 190 mg, Carbohydrate 20 g, Fiber 1 g, Protein 7 g

Cook's Tips:

Traditional alfredo sauce uses whipping cream instead of 2% Greek Yogurt. This version has half the fat! 

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