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Pasta with Cream Sauce

 Pasta with Cream Sauce
This beautiful pasta is well coated with a delicious garlic-cream sauce. It's a versatile dish that can be served as a side dish or a main dish. —Amy Sauser, Omaha, Nebraska
8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) bow tie pasta
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh basil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream

Directions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large
  • skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute
  • longer. Stir in the broth, basil, oregano, salt and pepper. Bring to
  • a boil; cook for 8 minutes or until reduced by about half. Stir in
  • cream.
  • Cook, uncovered, 8-10 minutes longer or until sauce is reduced to
  • 1-1/4 cups. Drain pasta; toss with sauce. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 358 calories, 17 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 181 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 8 g protein.