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Creamy Bow Tie Pasta

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

2 servings

Add a little zip to your meal with this saucy pasta dish. It's an excellent accompaniment with almost any meat or seafood. —Kathy Kittell, Lenexa, Kansas
Creamy Bow Tie Pasta Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked bow tie pasta
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • Dash salt
  • Dash dried basil
  • Dash crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 2 tablespoons chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt butter. Stir in the oil, flour, garlic and seasonings until blended. Gradually add the milk, broth and water. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until slightly thickened, about 2 minutes.
  2. Remove from the heat; stir in cheese and sour cream. Drain pasta; toss with sauce.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 196 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 252mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.

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