Penne with an Asaigo cream sauce

Lynn Socko


This is a creamy, cheesy, delicious pasta dish fit for any get together.

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5 Min


20 Min


Stove Top


1 box
your favorite pasta
1 1/2 c
heavy cream
8 oz
asaigo, grated
2 Tbsp
butter, unsalted
1 tsp
fresh minced garlic
1/2 tsp
black pepper
1/4 tsp
mrs. dash tomato and basil
1/2 c
bacon, ham or prosciutto, chopped
1/2 tsp
red pepper flakes
fresh basil
salt to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

CREAM SAUCE: Place butter in a med. sauce pan, place minced garlic and cook over low heat for about 5 min. DO NOT BURN. Add heavy cream and continue to heat until hot. Add grated asaigo, Mrs. Dash tomato and basil, black pepper and red pepper flakes. Continue to heat and stir often till asaigo is melted. Add chopped, cooked bacon or ham, or prosciutto. Mix together.
While sauce is cooking, boil pasta according to package directions until al dente. Drain, place back in pot and pour sauce over pasta. Mix till pasta is completely covered with sauce. Top chopped fresh basil and parmesan.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides, Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian