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Fettuccine "Don't Be Afraid-O"

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Category: Low Fat, Pasta

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Fettuccine
  • 1 c Low-fat ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 c Low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1/4 c Blue cheese; crumbled
  • 1 c Basil leaves; lightly packed
  • 1 lg Garlic clove; minced
  • 1 ds Salt
  • 1 ds Ground cayenne
  • Basil sprigs; for garnish


Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the fettuccine and cook
until pasta is firm-tender, about 9 to 11 minutes. Drain pasta, reserving
1/3 cup of the pasta water.

Meanwhile, place the cheeses in a food processor and process until smooth.
Add basil leaves, garlic, salt and cayenne. Process again, just until

Add pasta water to the cheese mixture and process until smooth. Drain
fettuccine and place in a warmed serving bowl. Toss with cheese mixture,
and garnish with basil sprigs. Serve at once.

NOTE: This recipe based on Alfredo recipe, but made with low-fat cheeses.
Author says it's the fresh basil that really makes it taste so good and
that the dish is very creamy.

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