One Pot Creamy Garlic Pasta

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This One Pot Creamy Garlic Pasta is sure to please both you and your family. Your family will love this absolutely decadent dish, and you will definitely love that both preparation and cleanup are a breeze because it is prepared in one dish and in 10 minutes!

One Pot Creamy Garlic Pasta

One Pot Creamy Garlic Pasta


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A few basic ingredients such as butter, whipping cream, parmesan and garlic are all it takes to bring the creamy goodness of alfredo to life in this garlic pasta dish. These simple ingredients are definitely winners, however a total cooking time of 10 minutes makes this recipe a complete knock out! You will quickly add this recipe to your repertoire of family favourites!

Simply melt the butter, saute the garlic, add the chicken broth and bring to a boil.  The pasta is then added to the bubbling chicken broth. Angel hair pasta is key for this dish because it takes only minutes to cook. Cooking it in the chicken broth adds both flavour and depth to this dish, and the best part is there is no need to pre-cook the pasta! Once the pasta is cooked, you simply add the cream and parmesan cheese, toss and serve! What could be easier!

Best results are acquired when using freshly grated parmesan cheese. Freshly grated cheese is great to have on hand for so many recipes, so why not purchase a block of Parmesan or Asiago from your local market or deli? It is so easy to simply grate your desired amount whenever you need.

Be sure to save some cheese for garnish when you serve this dish and don’t forget the fresh parsley! Not only is it visually pleasing, but it also adds to the flavour.


One Pot Creamy Garlic Pasta
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Servings: 4 servings
  • 1 lb angel hair pasta
  • 14.5 oz cans of chicken broth 3
  • 2 cups of heavy whipping cream not to be confused with whipped topping for desserts
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • chopped parsley for garnish
  1. Melt butter in large pot over medium heat.
  2. When butter is melted, add garlic.
  3. Cook for 1 minute.
  4. After cooking garlic, add chicken broth to the pot and bring to a boil.
  5. Once chicken broth is boiling, add angel hair pasta.
  6. Cook pasta until done then lower heat and let simmer until most of the broth has evaporated.
  7. Turn heat off and add whipping cream and parmesan cheese.
  8. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve
  9. Enjoy!

You will not go wrong with this One Pot Creamy Garlic Pasta! Creamy, cheesy goodness all prepared in one pot is sure to become your “go to” side-dish for any day of the week.

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Recipe inspired by The Cheese Pusher

This one pot creamy garlic pasta is sooooo yummy!!! It's so easy and takes under 10 minutes to make.
This one pot creamy garlic pasta is sooooo yummy!!! It's so easy and takes under 10 minutes to make.


23 comments on “One Pot Creamy Garlic Pasta”


  2. This looks awesome! Can’t wait to try soon!

  3. Do you have the carb and sodium count on this recipe?

    I need a kidney friendly version if there is one.


    It looks amazingly yummy by the way!!

  4. I made this tonight. My family LOVED it!!! Thanks for the recipe!!

  5. I made this last night.. It was GREAT. I used Rigatoni. I added Pepper, Red Pepper Flakes and some italian Seasoning, it was Amazing. This will become a twice a month recipe for me now..

  6. This was great! So easy too. I left out some of the whipping cream because after pouring 1/2 of it in, it seemed like enough.
    Next time I will try some grilled chicken with it!

  7. How would it be if you added chicken ?

  8. Delicious! Added mushrooms. Next time I will also add bacon.

  9. So easy – trying this one during the weekend! Thanks!

  10. My daughter made this for dinner tonight and added broccoli and grilled chicken. Delicious!

  11. Can you substitute something for the heavy cream?

  12. To reduce the sodium, use either low sodium or no sodium chicken broth and try seasonings which do not have salt in them or a salt substitute.

  13. I added more garlic and red pepper flakes. Yum yum. Thanks.

  14. Sounds really good! Though with only 1 tsp of garlic in it, not sure why it has garlic in the name. Think I’ll add more garlic (maybe fresh minced) and maybe some red pepper flakes. 🙂

  15. This is mouth watering!! My husband loves it!!

  16. I add chicken and bacon to it for some protein.. Awesome!!!

  17. I have made this quite a few times! I do add more garlic, use fat free half and half and add shrimp.

  18. added about 2 T of garlic, used about 30 oz of sodium free chicken broth in the box. (My biggest pan could not hold 3 14.5 oz cans). and used less pasta. SOOOO good. I made chicken and mushrooms in another pan and added after the parm and cream. Delicious. Thank you

  19. Help! This is o e of my favorite recipes but can’t see the directions and ingredients. Could you please send it to me?

  20. This looks yummy! I would like to make this, however I have never used canned chicken broth,. Is it concentrated chicken broth (that you would have to mix with water) or normal chicken broth? Thank you!

  21. Made this tonight, my super picky 12year old loved it. I made it exactly as outlook Ned, next time I may add more garlic, couldn’t really taste it much. This would also be great with some chicken tossed in.

    Super yummy, easy recipe. Will be making this again soon! Thanks for sharing.

  22. Would it still be good without the cheese?

  23. Love this recipe! It is a favorite at my house. I add cream cheese to it sometimes to create a richer sauce. Pair it with Lemon chicken, your family will beg you to make it all the time! 😉

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