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Linguine Alfredo

Prep time 20 mins
Cook time 8 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 (16-oz.) box BARILLA Linguine
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil
  • 1 1/4 cups grated Parmesan cheese
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • Garnish: fresh basil sprig

How to Make It

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and keep warm.

  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic, and sauté 2 minutes or until lightly browned. Stir in cream, 1/2 cup broth, and basil. Increase heat to high, and bring to a boil. Remove from heat; add pasta and remaining 1/2 cup broth. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, and toss to coat. Stir in pepper to taste. Garnish, if desired.