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penne in creamy garlic-cheese sauce

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Marian Arbour
Newcastle, ON

Using evaporated milk reduces the fat content in the sauce and adding the vegetables not only is it colorful but also healthy. and quick to prepare.

★★★★★ 1
serves 4
prep time 25 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For penne in creamy garlic-cheese sauce

  • 8 clove
    garlic, peeled
  • 3 c
    small broccoli small florets
  • 1 sm
    sweet orange pepper sliced in strips
  • 12
    grape tomatoes cut in half
  • 2 c
    evaporated skimmed milk
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    grated cheddar cheese,,reduced fat
  • 1 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 tsp
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 c
    penne. cooked to pkg. directions

How To Make penne in creamy garlic-cheese sauce

  • 1
    In large pot of boiling ater cook garlic for 4 minutes until softened..with slotted spoon remove garlic,,mince it and set aside. In same pot of boiling water cook broccoli 3 minutes until bright green and slightly softened..with slotted spoon, remove broccoli from pot and set it aside.
  • 2
    In same pot of boiling water cook penne 8 to 10 minutes or until softened. Drain and set penne aside, and discard liquid.
  • 3
    In non-stick skillet with wire whisk combine milk and flour blending until flour is dissolved.Cook over medium heat stirring constantly with whisk for about 5 minutes until mixture is bubbling and thickened, stir in the garlic.
  • 4
    Reduce heat to low add the cheddar, parmesan,pepper and milk mixture until cheese has melted, stir in broccoli. tomatoes and penne and cook for a few minutes until heated through. happy dining, hope you like this...

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