Quick Alfredo Pasta Sauce

Microwave Recipe


4 Tablespoons butter or margarine

2 large cloves garlic, crushed

4 Tablespoons cornstarch

2 cups milk


1/2 teaspoon basil

1/8 teaspoon nutmeg

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

salt and pepper to taste

Honey Tips

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No need to refrigerate it. It can be stored unopened, indefinitely, at room temperature in a dry cupboard.


Put butter and garlic in a 4 cup microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH, uncovered for 2 minutes. Whisk in cornstarch. Add remaining ingredients except Parmesan cheese. Microwave on HIGH, uncovered for 2 minutes, or until bubbly. Whisk in Parmesan cheese and microwave and additional 2 minutes. Remove from microwave, stir once again and serve immediately on pasta of your choice. Variation: Pasta Primavera2 cups cauliflower florets1 cup carrots, sliced2 tablespoons margarine1 cup zucchini, sliced Combine cauliflower, carrots and margarine in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave uncovered on HIGH for 4 minutes. Stir in zucchini. Microwave on high 3-4 minutes longer. Add to Alfredo sauce. Serves: 4.