Foodie Friday ~ Creamy Alfredo Pasta

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1 (16 ounce) package mostaccioli pasta (or elbow pasta, if desired)

1 cup heavy cream

1/2 cup butter

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1 cup chopped fresh parsley

1 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

Directions

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

Combine heavy cream and butter in a Dutch oven or large, heavy saucepan over medium heat. Heat until butter melts, stirring occasionally; be careful not to bring mixture to a boil. Stir in Parmesan cheese, parsley, salt, pepper and garlic powder. Toss with cooked pasta and serve immediately.

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