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Skinny Alfredo Recipe

This Skinny Alfredo Sauce has all the flavor of regular alfredo, but with a fraction of the calories and fat! A few simple swaps help to keep its rich taste, without overindulging.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 280 kcal
Author Sarah Averett


  • 1 lb fettuccine pasta
  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 4 Tbsp. all-purpose flour divided
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated low-fat Parmesan cheese
  • Chopped parsley {optional}


  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat olive oil over medium-low heat in a large saucepan. Add garlic and saute until golden brown.
  3. Whisk in the milk, chicken broth, 3 Tbsp. flour, salt, and pepper to the saucepan and cook over medium-high heat, stirring continuously until the sauce thickens.
  4. Add the last Tbsp. of flour, if needed for additional thickness.
  5. Whisk in the Parmesan cheese.
  6. When the sauce is to your desired thickness, pour over and toss with the noodles.
  7. Garnish with parsley.

Recipe Notes

Recipe from Eat Yourself Skinny

Nutrition Facts
Skinny Alfredo Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 280
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.