Fettuccine Hungry Girlfredo

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Total Time:
15 min
10 min
Inactive Prep:
5 min
1 serving


  • 1 (2-serving) package tofu shirataki fettuccine-shaped noodle substitute (recommended: House Foods)
  • 1 wedge light spreadable Swiss cheese (recommended: The Laughing Cow)
  • 2 teaspoons reduced-fat Parmesan-style grated topping, plus more for serving, optional
  • 1 teaspoon fat-free sour cream
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Fresh parsley, for serving, optional
  • Steamed broccoli, as an accompaniment, optional


Use a strainer to rinse and drain the shirataki noodles well. Pat dry.

Place in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave 1 minute. Dry as thoroughly as possible, using paper towels. Cut noodles up a bit, using kitchen shears or a knife.

Add cheese wedge, grated topping, and sour cream, breaking the cheese wedge into pieces as you add it. Microwave for 1 minute.

Stir well and then season with salt and pepper. Garnish with parsley and additional grated topping and serve with broccoli, if using. Enjoy!

Cook's Note: Alternatively, recipe can be prepared in a skillet on the stove, over medium-high heat, until hot and well mixed.

PER SERVING (entire recipe): 99 calories, 4g fat, 376mg sodium, 9.5g carbs, 4g fiber, 1g sugars, 5.5g protein