Creamy Pasta Alfredo

Creamy Pasta Alfredo

Makes 2-3 servings

1 1/4 cups elbow macaroni
1 cup water
2/3 cup milk (not skim milk)
1 pkg. (3 oz.) cream cheese, cut into cubes
1 Tbs. margarine or butter
1/2 tsp. dried basil, crushed
1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
2/3 cup frozen peas
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
3 Tbs. grated Parmesan cheese

  1. In the bottom dish of the Meals in Minutes™ Family-Size Microsteamer, combine pasta, water, milk, cream cheese, margarine, basiland nutmeg. In the colander insert of the Microsteamer, place peas, onion and pepper in an even layer. Place colander insert in bottom dish. Cover and microwave on High 7-10 minutes, until pasta and vegetables are tender.

  2. To serve, stir vegetables and Parmesan cheese into pasta mixture (sauce may look curdled, but will become creamy after standing). Let stand, covered, 5 minutes, then stir again before serving.

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