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Actually Good for You Alfredo and Pasta Sauce

Main Dish RecipesWhitney Carlson7 Comments

One of the biggest challenges I had as a clean eating wife trying to get my husband on board was depriving him of Alfredo sauce! He LOVED it! He claims to have never eaten red tomato pasta sauce (though I converted him as long as I make it spicy enough) and for as long as I could remember, he gobbled the creamy, buttery Alfredo sauce up. Well, leave it to me to find him an alternative to his favorite!

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Clean Eat Recipe: Actually Good for you Alfredo and Pasta Sauce!


  • 1 head of cauliflower, medium size, chopped
  • 2 c organic, low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp (pinch) nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp (pinch) black pepper
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 c cottage cheese
  • 1/4 c water
  • 1 TBSP olive oil
 Actually Good For You Low Carb & Low Calorie Alfredo & Pasta Sauce


1. Boil chicken broth. Add chopped cauliflower and spices. Cook 20 minutes until cauliflower is soft. 

2. Remove from heat and allow mixture to cool approximately 5 minutes. 

3. Blend mixture in blender. (Be CAREFUL! Hot liquid expands). Add cottage cheese, water and olive oil and blend again.

4. Return to pot to simmer on low for approximately 5 minutes.

5. Top your favorite brown rice, black bean, or edamame pasta (try Explore Asian!). You can add seafood or chicken or simply use as a dipping sauce.