Creamy Garlic Noodles {Homemade Pasta Roni}

Creamy Garlic Noodles {Homemade Pasta Roni} – SOOO much better than the boxed stuff. We make this all the time. Easy and super delicious! Everything is made in the same pot!  Ready in about 15 minutes. You’ll never use the boxed stuff again.

Creamy Garlic Noodles {Homemade Pasta Roni} - SOOO much better than the boxed stuff. We make this all the time. Easy and super delicious! Everything is made in the same pot! Ready in about 15 minutes. You'll never use the boxed stuff again.
One of my favorite quick side dishes is to open a box of Rice-A-Roni or Pasta-Roni. They taste good and are super easy to make. I saw a version of this recipe floating around on Pinterest and thought it sounded like Pasta Roni.  It had two of our favorite flavors, garlic and parmesan, so I decided to give it a try. OMG – SO delicious and super easy! This is a one-pot dish and it doesn’t require precooking the noodles. They cook right in the pot! Awesome! 
We served the noodles with one of our favorite grilled chicken recipes, Rosemary Ranch Chicken. The noodles tasted great and were almost as easy as opening a box of Pasta-Roni. This will definitely be a regular side dish for us. I am already planning on making these again this coming weekend.

Creamy Garlic Noodles {Homemade Pasta Roni} - SOOO much better than the boxed stuff. We make this all the time. Easy and super delicious! Everything is made in the same pot! Ready in about 15 minutes. You'll never use the boxed stuff again.

Creamy Garlic Noodles - Homemade Pasta Roni - you'll never use the boxed stuff again. Everything is made in the same pot! Ready in about 15 minutes.



Yield: serves 4

Creamy Garlic Noodles – Homemade Pasta Roni

prep time: 5 MINScook time: 8 MINStotal time: 13 mins

ingredients:

  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/4  tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 1/2 lb angel hair pasta
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese (green can)
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp dried parsley

instructions:

  1. In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium-low heat. Add the garlic and stir, allowing it to cook for 1-2 minutes. Add the butter; cook until melted. Add the salt, pepper and chicken stock.
  2. Turn the heat up to high and let come to a boil. Add the pasta and cook for 4-5 minutes. Once pasta is tender, reduce the heat to medium and stir in the parmesan, cream and parsley until cheese is completely melted. Remove from heat and serve immediately.

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Comments

  1. Ever since they discontinued Pasta-Roni Creamy Garlic (the one with the corkscrew pasta) I have been looking for an alternative. This sounds great and can't wait to try it–using corkscrew pasta of course!

  2. I would buy boxed pasta sides just to keep onhand for quick dinner……figured out how to make it with real ingredients and it is so easy and yummy! I will not be buying anymore boxes again! Thanks for sharing. This side will be on our plates next week!!!!

  3. It's hard to think about hot pasta when it's so warm in sunny California, but I think I'll have to make an exception for this one!

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