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One Pot Garlic Parmesan Pasta is an easy family dinner made with pasta and soaked in a deliciously rich and creamy sauce. #onepan #onepot #pastarecipes #30minutemeals #dinnerideas

One Pot Garlic Parmesan Pasta

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

One Pot Garlic Parmesan Pasta is an easy family dinner made with pasta and soaked in a deliciously rich and creamy sauce.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: One Pot Garlic Parmesan Pasta
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 643 kcal
Author: Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese shredded
  • 1/2 tablespoon flour optional
  • 4 tablespoons butter unsalted
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 ½ cups chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup cream or half and half - at room temperature
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 8 oz. fettuccine pasta
  • 1 tablespoon parsley chopped to garnish
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved

Instructions

  1. Toss the cheese with ½ Tablespoon of flour and set aside.
  2. Place a large skillet over medium heat and add the butter. Once melted add the minced garlic and cook for 1 min, stirring as it cooks.
  3. Add the chicken broth and the cream. Add the lemon zest and red pepper flakes.
  4. Add the pasta and simmer it for 8-10 minutes. Stir it every 30 seconds and once ready remove it from heat.
  5. Gradually stir in the Parmesan cheese, stirring until smooth and well-combined.
  6. optionally squeeze a little lemon juice on top.
  7. Sprinkle the halved cherry tomatoes on top and the chopped parsley.
  8. Garnish with lemon wedges and serve warm.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts

One Pot Garlic Parmesan Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 643 Calories from Fat 387
% Daily Value*
Fat 43g66%
Saturated Fat 26g163%
Cholesterol 176mg59%
Sodium 864mg38%
Potassium 376mg11%
Carbohydrates 47g16%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 1740IU35%
Vitamin C 18mg22%
Calcium 375mg38%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.