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White Sauce Pasta Recipe

Lil' Luna
Super simple and delicious Creamy Garlic Penne Pasta recipe packed with flavor. This dish is perfect by itself or you can add chicken too!
4.82 from 171 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 6
Calories 409 kcal


  • 1 lb penne pasta
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Cook pasta according to packaged directions.
  • Melt butter in a medium sauce pan, add garlic.
  • Cook for 1 minute over medium heat
  • Add flour and cook for an additional minute, stirring constantly.
  • Add milk and broth, stirring constantly. Cook until sauce boils and thickens.
  • Add parsley and parmesan cheese. Add desired salt and pepper. Continue stirring until cheese has melted. Serve immediately.
  • Pour sauce over pasta and serve.



Calories: 409kcalCarbohydrates: 62gProtein: 15gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 26mgSodium: 344mgPotassium: 264mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 315IUVitamin C: 3.2mgCalcium: 162mgIron: 1.4mg
Keyword White Sauce Pasta
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