Creamy Garlic Penne Pasta
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- 1 pound penne pasta, (whole wheat recommended) cooked as directed, drained and kept hot
- 2 Tablespoons olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 Tablespoons flour
- 3/4 cup reduced sodium broth (chicken or vegetable)
- 3/4 cup skim milk
- 2 teaspoons parsley flakes
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Ground pepper to taste
- 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Cook pasta, drain, set aside and keep warm.
Combine oil and garlic in medium sauce pan over medium heat; cook for 1 minute.
Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Stir in broth and milk and cook, stirring frequently, until sauce boils and thickens.
Add parsley, salt, pepper and cheese; stir until cheese is melted.
Toss hot pasta with sauce and serve immediately.
Makes 16 servings
Per serving (1/2 cup)
Fat: 3 gm
Saturated Fat: 0.6 gm
Carbohydrates: 22 gm
Sodium: 136 mg
Fiber: 1 gm