Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 30 mins

This delicious pasta dish came off the back of San Giorgio's Penne Rigate pasta box. We love it. Sometimes I add sauteed chicken breast to it for a complete meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in small saucepan, melt butter; add garlic (I add the extra olive oil now).
  3. Cook over medium heat 1 minute.
  4. Add flour; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  5. Stir in broth and milk or cream.
  6. Cook, stirring frequently, until sauce boils and thickens.
  7. Add parsley, salt, pepper and Parmesan cheese; stir until cheese is melted.
  8. Toss hot pasta with sauce; serve immediately.
Most Helpful

Delish! I made this as written except that I used mostaccioli because I was out of penne. My whole family loved this! I served it as a side dish, but as others have said, it would be great with chicken or shrimp. Thanks Realtor for another great keeper. Made for I Recommend Tag.

lazyme January 11, 2010

This was right on when it comes to taste. I added chicken and used cream. This made a lot so my daughter reheated it for lunch. She said it was still just as good. Thanks for posting a winner.

Homey February 02, 2014

Very good recipe. I used the recipe as a starting point. I wanted some vegetables and protein so I added some cauliflower and some canned salmon. I used half heavy whipping cream and half 2% milk. Still nice and creamy. I didn't have broth so I used some chicken bouillon and water. Oh and I used 4-5 cloves of garlic. I almost always triple the garlic called for since I'm a garlic lover. Thanks for posting the recipe. Very easy to make.

resistors10 December 20, 2013