Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 1 minute, stirring frequently. Stir in flour. Gradually add milk, stirring with a whisk. Cook 6 minutes or until mixture thickens, stirring constantly
Add 1 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano, cream cheese, and salt, stirring with a whisk until cheeses melt.
Toss sauce with hot pasta
Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and chopped parsley. Garnish with black pepper, if desired.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 399Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g22%
Total Carbohydrates 49g16%
Dietary Fiber 2g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.