This 20-minute gemelli pasta dish is all creamy, cheesy, lemony deliciousness. What more can you ask of a quick weeknight pasta dish?
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 6 Servings
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4-1/2 cups gemelli pasta, uncooked
2 Tbsp. butter
125 g (1/2 of 250-g pkg.) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, cubed
1 cup milk
1/4 cup Kraft 100% Parmesan Aged Grated Cheese, divided
1 Tbsp. lemon zest
1/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
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How do I make it ?
Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt.
Meanwhile, melt butter in saucepan on medium heat. Add cream cheese and milk; cook 2 min. or until cream cheese is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring constantly. Stir in 2 Tbsp. Parmesan.
Drain pasta; return to pan. Add sauce and zest; toss to evenly coat. Sprinkle with pepper and remaining Parmesan.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Serve with a mixed green salad tossed with your favourite Kraft Dressing.
Prepare using your favourite bite-size pasta such as rotini, ziti, penne or fusilli.
Garnish with fresh chopped parsley and additional lemon zest just before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 13 g
Saturated fat 8 g
Cholesterol 45 mg
Sodium 220 mg
Carbohydrate 44 g
Fibre 2 g
Sugars 5 g
Protein 12 g
6 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) 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.