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Creamy Cheese Sauce for Pasta

Per Serving

Creamy Cheese Sauce for Pasta

Makes: 8 (makes 2 cups)
Serving Size: 1/4 cup
Calories 55
Fat 3.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.3 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 3 g
Fiber 0 g
Sugars 2 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 145 mg (without added salt)
Protein 4 g
Choices: Fat 1
  • Makes: 8 (makes 2 cups)
  • Serving Size: 1/4 cup
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 5 minutes


1 Tbsp. olive oil
4 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper
1/2 cup rehydrated sliced sun-dried tomatoes
1/2 cup pasta water (reserve this after the pasta has been cooked and drained)
2 Tbsp. grated fresh Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup low-fat ricotta cheese (such as Figro)
1/3 cup reduced-fat goat cheese
2 Tbsp. diced prosciutto
2 Tbsp. minced parsley
Kosher salt and fresh-ground black pepper to taste


  1. Heat the oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet. Add the garlic, crushed red pepper, sun-dried tomatoes, and pasta water. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the Parmesan, ricotta, goat cheese, and prosciutto to a large bowl. Add in the garlic-tomato mixture. Add the parsley, and season with salt and pepper. Toss with cooked pasta.*

*Orecchiette pictured not included in nutritional analysis.


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