Stop searching for a creamy garlic and herb pasta recipe— you've just found it! Whip up our easy recipe for Garlic and Herb Pasta with Toasted Walnuts.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 4 servings
3 cups fusilli pasta, uncooked
1 cup milk
3/4 cup PHILADELPHIA Garlic & Herb Cream Cheese Spread
1/4 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
1/3 cup chopped PLANTERS Walnuts, toasted
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
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Let's Make It
Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt. Drain pasta in colander, reserving 1/2 cup of the cooking water.
Return reserved cooking water to saucepan. Stir in milk; cook on medium heat 2 to 3 min. or until heated through, stirring frequently. (Do not let mixture come to boil.)
Add cream cheese spread; cook and stir 4 min. or until cream cheese is completely melted and sauce is well blended. Stir in Parmesan. Remove from heat.
Add pasta; stir until evenly coated with sauce. Sprinkle with nuts and parsley.
How to Toast the Walnuts
Cook nuts in skillet on medium heat for a few minutes or just until lightly browned, stirring frequently.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g
Saturated Fat 9g
Trans Fat 0.5g
Total Carbohydrates 54g
Dietary Fibers 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
4 servings, 1 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.