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Creamy Garlic Penne Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy Creamy Garlic Penne Pasta recipe? Learn how to make Creamy Garlic Penne Pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lindsaypai

Makes 3 servings



A yummy pasta dish with a creamy, cheesy, garlicky sauce. Tastes great with grilled chicken!

Recipe Ingredients for Creamy Garlic Penne Pasta

1/2 lb penne pasta, cooked and drained
1 1/2 tbsp butter
1 garlic clove, minced
1 1/2 tablespoons flour
1/2 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp parsley flakes
1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated
1 Salt and pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Creamy Garlic Penne Pasta

  1. Melt butter and add garlic in a medium sauce pan.

  2. Cook over medium for about 1 minute.

  3. Add flour and cook about 1 minute, stirring constantly.

  4. Stir in broth and milk and cook, stirring frequently, until sauce boils and thickens.

  5. Add parsley, salt, pepper and cheese.

  6. Stir until cheese is melted.

  7. Toss hot pasta with sauce and serve immediately.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 177.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
347
Calories from Fat
99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.0g
17%
Saturated Fat
5.9g
29%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
81mg
27%
Sodium
332mg
14%
Potassium
254mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
47.1g
16%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
2.3g
Protein
14.4g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 16% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in thiamin
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