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Creamy Garlic Parmesan Penne

Creamy Garlic Parmesan Penne

This Creamy Garlic Parmesan Penne works perfectly as an easy dinner or a delicious side dish. Everything is made in one pot for less clean up. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword garlic, parmesan, penne
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 279 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan


  • 8 oz Penne pasta
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Minced garlic
  • 3 tablespoons Butter
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 2 cups Chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon Dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1/2 cup Grated parmesan cheese
  • Optional: fresh parsley for garnish


  1. In a large pot add oil then add minced garlic. Cook on medium/low. 

  2. To the same pot add butter, broth, milk, parsley, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil then add pasta. Cover and cook for 8-10 minutes until pasta is tender. 

  3. Add grated parmesan cheese and mix until pasta is coated and all ingredient is well combined. 

    Optional: for garnish, I added fresh chopped parsley. 

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Nutrition Facts
Creamy Garlic Parmesan Penne
Amount Per Serving
Calories 279 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 26mg9%
Sodium 678mg28%
Potassium 221mg6%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 315IU6%
Vitamin C 6.4mg8%
Calcium 158mg16%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.