Using cream cheese is a great way to transform your pasta sauce to a whole 'nother level.
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A few things to note
Use fresh garlic cloves instead of garlic powder for best results.
A block of cream cheese or cream cheese in a tub will work in this recipe.
Types of pasta
Serve this sauce with long pasta noodles like fettuccine, spaghetti, and tube pasta like penne.
How to Make It
And here's how to make pasta sauce using cream cheese.
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Soften the cream cheese 30 minutes to 1 hour before cooking.
Slightly brown the garlic (not burnt) to make the sauce flavorful.
Stir constantly until the sauce becomes smooth and creamy.
If the sauce becomes too thick, just add more milk or pasta water.
freshly grated parmesan
as it melts easily and has better flavor than jarred ones.
Vegetables you can add
Choose from slices of chicken, shrimp, salmon, or bacon if you feel like indulging on a busy weeknight.
Serve with garlic bread and a simple green salad. Enjoy as a complete meal for the whole family to enjoy!
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