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Creamy Garlic Alfredo Sauce



Ingredients:
4   garlic cloves, peeled
3   tbsp (45 mL) butter
4   oz (125 g) cream cheese, cut into cubes
1   cup (250 mL) milk
2   oz (60 g) Parmesan cheese, grated
1/4   tsp (1 mL) ground black pepper
Directions:
  1. Place garlic on cutting board. Using Garlic Smash & Paste, flatten garlic and use a rocking motion until garlic is a smooth paste-like consistency.
  2. Melt butter in (2.75-qt./2.6-L) Saucepan over medium heat; add garlic paste and cook 60-90 seconds or until fragrant (do not brown). Add cream cheese; whisk until smooth. Gradually add milk, whisking constantly. Bring to simmer.
  3. Stir in cheese and pepper until completely incorporated. Cook sauce 5-7 minutes or until reaches desired thickness, stirring occasionally. Serve over pasta.

Yield: about 1 1/2 cups (375 mL)

Nutrients per serving: (about 1/4 cup/50 mL sauce): Calories 180, Total Fat 15 g, Saturated Fat 9 g, Cholesterol 45 mg, Sodium 280 mg, Carbohydrate 4 g, Fiber 0 g, Protein 6 g