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This Healthy Alfredo Sauce is a lightened up version of a classic (530 calories for the ENTIRE recipe). Made with greek yogurt, skim milk, and parmesan! showmetheyummy.com #healthy #alfredosauce
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Healthy Alfredo Sauce Recipe

This Healthy Alfredo Sauce is a lightened up version of a classic (helloooo only 130 calories per serving). Made with greek yogurt, skim milk, and parmesan!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: healthy alfredo sauce greek yogurt, homemade pasta sauce, pasta recipe
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 130kcal


  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup broth vegetable or chicken
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1/2 cup non fat plain greek yogurt room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan


  • Heat olive oil in a large sauce pan over medium heat.
  • Sprinkle with cornstarch and cook for one minute, stirring constantly.
  • While whisking, slowly add in broth and milk.
  • Continue whisking to combine until smooth.
  • Raise heat to medium high and bring the mixture to a simmer.
  • Once simmering, simmer for about 2 minutes, until it starts to thickened, again, whisking constantly.
  • Remove from heat and little by little, whisk in greek yogurt.
  • Once combined, place back on the heat (medium) and stir in Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
  • Bring to a simmer and simmer for an additional 2 minutes, whisking constantly.
  • Serve over pasta* immediately or let cool completely (so it can thicken) and serve as a pizza sauce and enjoy!
  • If not using immediately, store in airtight container in fridge.
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Nutritional information is for 1/4th of the entire sauce recipe.
This makes enough sauce for about 1/2 - 1 pound of pasta depending on how saucy you like your pasta!


Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 739mg | Potassium: 107mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 295IU | Calcium: 203mg | Iron: 0.1mg