"My husband lived in Italy for 3 years, so he's really picky about his Italian cuisine! I needed a great meal that was super-quick one night for his dinner; I had spicy battered shrimp on hand that I wanted to use and a couple choices of dried pasta. This sauce sounded perfect to tie it all together!
Served over tortiglioni pasta with salad and toasted Italian bread. Just like I spent all day on dinner. It is really hard to mess-up this kind of white sauce. In my opinion, it was very much like an Alfredo sauce! Of course there is very little difference in the two sauces." — KEIRISTY
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chicken bouillon, crumbled
1 1/2 cups
ground white pepper to taste
A really quick easy white sauce. I will use it again for sure.
I used all butter and sauteed a little fresh minced garlic in the butter before adding all the rest of the ingredients. To add a little more flavor, I added a good amount of parmesan cheese and a little red pepper flake to the sauce before tossing it with hot fettucini. Not bad, it tastes a lot like the flavored boxed pasta my Mom made me as a kid. The kids INHALED IT.
My picky kids loved this! Great combo over whole wheat Fusilli pasta.(I used 1/2c soy milk in place of milk,& about 1-2tsp black pepper)
Super easy, super quick, and very tasty. I only had whole milk instead of 2%, still great, thanks!
I tried this sauce exactly as the recipe called for it. However it turned out to be completely flavorless. Literally, its just watered down flour and butter. I had to add garlic salt, pepper, and cooking salt just to make it taste good enough to have a bowl. I would never recommend it to anyone, especially since adding a bunch of spices still wasn't enough to make it taste good. I'm never making this sauce again.
What an easy recipe and so delicious! The bouillion cube makes all the difference! I cut up slivers of chorizo, fried it, and then added it to the sauce. My husband loved it!
i must say i am impressed - wanted to have mac and cheese with bacon and this sauce did very well - mixed nicely with the bacon and onions to create a delightful dish !! i followed the instructions exact added cheese mixed with cooked bacon and onions and pasta and all i can say is wow !!!!!
Quick and easy. Needed salt and some Parmesean cheese to liven it up. Would make it again.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
White Sauce for Pasta
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 111
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