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Low-Fat Alfredo Sauce
1 serving

1 1/2 c low-fat cottage cheese
3 tb low-fat milk
1/2 c red sweet pepper -- chopped
1 clove garlic -- minced
1 tb margarine -- * see note
1/2 c frozen peas
1/8 ts each salt and pepper
8 oz fettuccine or linguine --
1 cooked & drained
2 tb grated parmesan cheese
1 tb snipped fresh basil

* I would leave this out, and sauté with water 

In a blender container combine cottage cheese and milk; blend til 
smooth. In a 2-quart saucepan cook sweet pepper and garlic in hot 
margarine until tender. Reduce heat. Add milk mixture, peas, salt, 
and pepper. Cook and stir till heated through (do not boil) Toss with 
hot pasta. Sprinkle with Parmesan and basil. makes 4 main-dish 
servings. 

***nutrition facts per serving: 362 calories, 5g total fat (1 g 
saturated fat) 13mg cholesterol, 338 mg sodium, 52 g carbohydrates, 1 
gram fiber and 26 gram protien. Daily value: 18% vitamin A, 37% 
vitamin C, 8% calcium, and 18% iron. 

{Kay's note, I would also add some crab, or shrimp, or clams to make a 
seafood Alfredo!} 

Source: April issue of Better Homes and Gardens. 

Recipe By : Kay Hinga