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creamy garlic pasta

Our wholesome, flavorful, and super easy Creamy Garlic Pasta is brimming with bold garlic flavor. how to make creamy garlic pasta
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: creamy garlic pasta
Servings: 4
Calories: 487kcal
Author: Luda huang


  • pot


  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • 4 large garlic cloves minced
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • salt & pepper
  • 10 oz dry pasta
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese


  • Bring water to a boil in a tall pasta pot, add salt generously, and cook the spaghetti according to the package directions.
  • While the pasta is cooking, make the sauce.
  • Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 1-2 minutes. It should be simmering.
  • After 1-2 minutes, transfer the butter/garlic to a blender, and blend until smooth. Return to the saucepan over medium heat and add the flour.
  • Whisk constantly, mixing the flour and butter together, for one minute. Slowly, whisking quickly, add the heavy cream. Bring to a simmer and cook (stirring) until thickened.
  • When the pasta is done, mix in the sauce. Add salt and pepper as needed. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese.


Calories: 487kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 71mg | Sodium: 135mg | Potassium: 192mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 770IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 93mg | Iron: 1mg