Wednesday, September 02, 2015

#3602 - Creamy Garlic Shells

(by Shirley McNevich)

8oz. mini pasta shells
1 TBSP olive oil
1 TBSP butter
2 garlic cloves (minced)
2 TBSP flour
3/4 cup chicken broth
3/4 cup whole milk
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
2 tsp. parsley flakes (OR chopped fresh parsley)

Cook and drain pasta. Using the same pot you cooked the pasta in add butter and olive oil--cook/stir over low heat until melted and smooth. Turn heat up to medium and add the minced garlic--cook/stir until garlic is browned. Add the flour slowly while whisking for 1 minute. Add chicken broth and milk--cook/stir until warm and smooth. Add salt and pepper to your taste--cook/stir until mixture thickens. Remove from heat--add Parmesan cheese, garlic powder and parsley--stir well. Add drained pasta--stir gently until coated.

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