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Low Sodium Alfredo Sauce

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Since beginning my low sodium diet i've noticed some things are just harder than others to pull off as a low sodium version. That can definitely be the case with a low sodium alfredo sauce. This low sodium alfredo sauce recipe is a rice milk and cream cheese version of the classic French sauce, but works well for people on a low sodium diet. If you're looking for a good homemade low sodium alfredo sauce recipe, give this recipe a try and let me know what you think in the comments!

Yields8 ServingsPrep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins

Ingredients

 ¼ cup Olive oil
 3 tbsp All-purpose flour
 1 Clove garlic, minced
 2 cups Rice milk
  cup Parmesan cheese, graded
 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese, graded
 ¼ tsp Ground nutmeg
 1 tbsp Lemon juice
 2 tbsp Chopped basil

Procedure

1

Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add flour and use a whisk to make a paste then add minced garlic.

2

Slowly add rice milk, whisking constantly to prevent lumps. Let mixture come to a boil and thicken.

3

Add cream cheese and whisk to mix well. Remove from heat.

4

Add 1/3 cup parmesan cheese, nutmeg, and lemon juice. Mix well.

5

Serve over pasta, chicken, steamed vegetables, etc.

6

Garnish with chopped basil and remaining 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 8


Amount Per Serving
Calories 173
% Daily Value *
Sodium 142mg6%
Potassium 32mg1%
Total Carbohydrate 9g3%
Protein 3g6%

Phosphorus 7.5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

 ¼ cup Olive oil
 3 tbsp All-purpose flour
 1 Clove garlic, minced
 2 cups Rice milk
  cup Parmesan cheese, graded
 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese, graded
 ¼ tsp Ground nutmeg
 1 tbsp Lemon juice
 2 tbsp Chopped basil

Directions

1

Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add flour and use a whisk to make a paste then add minced garlic.

2

Slowly add rice milk, whisking constantly to prevent lumps. Let mixture come to a boil and thicken.

3

Add cream cheese and whisk to mix well. Remove from heat.

4

Add 1/3 cup parmesan cheese, nutmeg, and lemon juice. Mix well.

5

Serve over pasta, chicken, steamed vegetables, etc.

6

Garnish with chopped basil and remaining 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese.

Low Sodium Alfredo Sauce

4 thoughts on “Low Sodium Alfredo Sauce”

  1. Hi! This recipe looks really great and would like to try it. My question is this, what is low sodium cream cheese? I haven’t come across this. Thanks!

  2. Holy cow!!!! Made this tonight with half and half and it was really good. Couldn’t tell that it had not extra salt outside of what is in the ingredients. Will definitely make again

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