1block of cream cheesesoftened and cut into chunks
1heaping tsp minced garlic
2tspdried parsley flakes
1cupheavy whipping cream
1chicken bouillon cube
8ozshredded parmesan cheese
16oz penne pasta 1 box
Cook penne pasta in a large pot per package directions, making sure to add ½ tsp salt to the water (cook time is about 14 minutes). Once done, drain pasta and put back in the large pot.
In a small bowl add 1 cup of water. Drop in the bouillon cube. Put in the microwave for 2 minutes on high heat. Be careful, the edges of the bowl will be hot. Set aside.
In a large saucepan, melt stick of butter over low medium-low heat. Once butter is melted add chunks of cream cheese, minced garlic, garlic powder, dried parsley flakes, italian seasoning, salt, pepper. Whisk together.
Add chicken broth, heavy whipping cream, and parmesan cheese. Whisk together and turn heat to medium, to a low boil.
In a small bowl, add 5 tablespoons of sauce and 1 tablespoon of flour. Mix well with a spoon. Add flour sauce mixture and whisk well.
Let the sauce simmer for about 5 minutes, continue to whisk frequently while simmering.
Once the sauce is done pour over noodles, stir well, and serve.
Sauce will be lumpy while cooking, but will smooth out towards the end!