*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
                               ALFREDO SAUCE
 Recipe By     : (Curtis Jackson) (Linda M. Clasby) (Alekz Traynor)
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pasta                            Sauces & Gravies
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2      cups          nonfat cottage cheese
    3      tablespoons   parmesan cheese -- grated
    2      tablespoons   butter buds¨
      1/2  cup           evaporated skim milk
      1/2  teaspoon      chicken bouillon -- or chicken flavored
      1/2  teaspoon      dried basil
      1/4  teaspoon      ground black pepper
           dash          ground red pepper
    1      tablespoon    flour -- optional
           drop          olive oil -- optional
                         sauteed mushrooms and onions -- optional
 Combine all ingredients in container of an electric blender; process until
 smooth, stopping once to scrape down sides. Pour into a small saucepan; cook
 sauce over low heat, stirring constantly, until thoroughly heated.
  1) We buy freshly-grated Parmesan (NOT lowfat parm!) at the grocery
     and keep it in the fridge. The flavor is a lot stronger, and a
     little bit goes a lot farther, than the dry stuff in the green can.
  2) butter-flavored granules: Butter Buds, Molly McButter, etc.;
     find these in the spice section of the supermarket. We buy both
     the packets that make 1/2 cup of liquid butter each, and the little
     plastic shaker bottle. That way we can make liquid butter in more
     bulk, but still have an easy way to sprinkle on foods or use in
     small quantities.
  3) evaporated skim milk: Carnation brand has “Lite” in cursive script
     on the can. If you can't find it for some reason, either ask me for
     some (we buy it a dozen cans at a time), or use powdered nonfat
     milk and mix it double-strength, or use skim milk and gently reduce
     it by half.]
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