Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes


White Sauce Recipe

6 servings


5 minutes

active time

15 minutes

total time


1 (16-ounce) package (about 4 cups) penne

3 tablespoons unsalted butter

2 teaspoons minced garlic

3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1 cup milk

1 cup chicken broth

1 cup grated Parmesan cheese

2 teaspoons dried parsley

garlic salt with parsley flakes (or salt to taste)

pepper to taste

½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese or additional Parmesan cheese (optional)


Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.

Add flour and cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute more.

Add milk and broth and cook, stirring constantly, until the sauce boils and thickens about 5 minutes.

Add Parmesan, parsley, garlic salt, and pepper. Continue stirring until the cheese has melted.

Add pasta to the sauce and stir to combine. Add mozzarella and stir until melted. Serve warm.


Serving Size

1 g


191 kcal

Total Fat

14 g

Saturated Fat

8 g

Unsaturated Fat

4 g

Trans Fat

0.2 g


43 mg


512 mg

Total Carbohydrate

8 g

Dietary Fiber

0.1 g

Total Sugars

2 g


9 g

6 servings


5 minutes

active time

15 minutes

total time
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