1/2 pound uncooked whole wheat or durum semolina Fettuccine or penne pasta
2 tablespoons Olive oil
1 teaspoon grated Garlic(optional)
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
3 tablespoons reduced-fat Sour Cream
1 cup low-fat Milk
1 cup cooked Vegetable(asparagus or green peas are good)
2 cups cooked Chicken or Turkey, in chunks
Fresh ground black Pepper to taste
- In a pot boil water and add pasta. cook the pasta until tender. Drain so there is no extra water.
- Heat the oil in sauce pan. Cook the garlic in oil. Add cheese to oil and stir until melted
- Stir sour cream into melted cheese until fully combined.
- Add milk slowly to sauce. Stir. Turn off heat when sauce begins to congeal or sticks to a spoon and doesn’t fall off. Fold cooked vegetables into sauce. Fold chicken into sauce. Fold drained pasta into sauce and coat all noodles. Garnish with black pepper if desired. Serve immediately.
This meal is pretty easy to prepare. You can also customize it with different cooked vegetables.