Creamy Garlic Penne Pasta

This was really, really good! I was surprised by how good it is, because I just feel like there is nothing to it! We all really liked this, especially my 5 year old, who doesn’t care for any pasta except macaroni and cheese! This one is a keeper! I served it with grilled bread.

rating: 9

Creamy Garlic Penne Pasta
(http://lilluna.com/)

Ingredients:

1 box (1 lb) penne pasta
3 TB butter
2 tsp. minced garlic
3 TB flour
1 cup chicken broth (I used vegetarian chicken broth)
1 cup milk
2 tsp dried parsley
½ cup grated parmesan cheese
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Cook pasta according to packaged directions.
Melt butter in a medium sauce pan, add garlic.
Cook for 1 minute over medium heat
Add flour and cook for an additional minute, stirring constantly.
Add milk and broth, stirring constantly. Cook until sauce boils and thickens.
Add parsley and parmesan cheese. Add desired salt and pepper. Continue stirring until cheese has melted. Serve immediately.
Pour sauce over pasta and serve.

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