Healthy Fettuccine Alfredo

I have actually been making a mess recently.

this dish

A mess that begins with slurpy tasty noodles and ends with velvety fettuccine alfredo sauce.

I’m of the belief that Alfredo sauce is King. Even crimson tomato sauces (which are expected to be deep and red) are at their finest with the addition of a little cream. That makes them not crimson any longer and more like a pinky-orange. Pink is enjoyable, right? It’s similar to I simply attempt to make whatever into Alfredo. That’s simply what it resembles.

The reality about Fettuccine Alfredo, besides the reality that it’s the most comfortable and soothing food understood to human beings, is that it has no organization remaining in my life after I have actually invested the last 8 meals filling on corn, pumpkin bars, and stuffing. And PS: thank goodness that things makes terrific leftovers considering my Gatorade and cracker sickie Thanksgiving consumes. If I may digress for a 2nd, why is packing And with gravy? Ugh. The magnificence of consuming once again.

Cauliflower in a pan.

Ok, so that photo. That was cauliflower.

Due To The Fact That this Fettuccine Alfredo is made with cauliflower.

AND, you men. Now I am going to consume it permanently.

Who understood that cauliflower puree might make an Alfredo sauce that is still truly velvety and slurpy and comfortable comfortable great! And I can consume it anytime I desire, even the week after Thanksgiving, since it’s not made with whipping cream and butter. Other than there’s simply a tiny little bit of cream and butter, since what is Alfredo even phony Alfredo without cream and butter?

However begun. Thinking about that the majority of this sauce is VEG-ET-ABLES, well, I do not understand, you inform me.

Inform me I need to consume it every night. I attempt you.

Creamy cauliflower sauce in a skillet with a wooden spoon.

My mother brought me some expensive noodles when she concerned go to you understand, the kind they cost specialized boutiquey grocery store that make you seem like stopping your life and relocating to Italy and making homemade ice cream for the rest of time? Or the kind that in some way draw your cash out of your bag and plant mass amounts of craftsmen chocolate bars in their location? Salted Toffee Dark Chocolate, anybody?

However the noodles. They were SWEET POTATO fettuccine noodles and they were sort of spicy, like Christmas-y nutmeg spicy. Those noodles with this sauce? It was the most incredible, soothing mix of textures, tastes, and spices in one huge ol’ bowl of pasta.

Fettuccine alfredo in a skillet with a wooden spoon.

You would be smart to make this take place if you enjoy the entire noodles and velvety sauce thing.

Fettuccine alfredo on a white plate with a fork.

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Healthy Fettuccine Alfredo

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This healthy fettuccine alfredo is made with a velvety cauliflower sauce that tastes similar to the genuine thing. Basic components, incredible taste!



  1. Slice the cauliflower. Bring the veggie broth to a boil over medium high heat and include cauliflower. Prepare till cauliflower is soft, about 15 minutes. In my experience, the longer you prepare it, the smoother the sauce will be. On the other hand, melt the butter in a big frying pan over medium heat. Include the minced garlic and saute for 4-5 minutes or till soft and aromatic.
  2. As the garlic and cauliflower are cooking, bring a big pot of water to boil and prepare the fettuccine according to instructions on plan, booking a few of the starchy water to contribute to the sauce later on.
  3. Transfer cauliflower to a mixer with about 2 cups of the broth. You might require to do this in batches depending upon the size of your mixer. Include the sauteed garlic, salt, nutmeg, and black pepper and puree till extremely smooth, about 5 minutes. When the mix is moving, stream the olive oil into the mixer. Include more broth or water if the mix is too thick to move through the mixer. You desire it to turn through the mixer quickly. When puree is extremely smooth, move back to the butter/garlic frying pan.
  4. Include the cream and cook over low heat. Include the starchy pasta water (or routine water if you’re not making pasta) and keep warm till prepared to serve. Integrate noodles and sauce in a big pot or frying pan and serve right away.


The sauce will “dry” a bit as it cools on the pasta. Including a little water to the leftovers will assist make it velvety once again. Serving size is 1/8 of the noodles with about 1 cup of sauce.

Keywords: fettuccine alfredo, healthy fettuccine alfredo, cauliflower dish, pasta dish

Update # 1: Much of you have actually inquired about the size of the heads of cauliflower and kept in mind that you have actually had additional sauce. I upgraded the dish components to state 3 “little” heads of cauliflower. My produce choice here in the Philippines looks a bit various than the jumbo heads of cauliflower in the states.

Update # 2: Here’s a link to my more current post with simply the cauliflower sauce dish, adjusted somewhat.

This healthy fettuccine alfredo is made with a creamy cauliflower sauce that tastes just like the real thing. Only 280 calories per serving!

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