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Poor Man's Alfredo Sauce

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Ingredients

1-1/2 cups milk
2 heaping tablespoons cornstarch, stirred into 1/2 cup cold water
6 to 8 ounces sour cream
4 ounces cream cheese
1/4 stick butter
2 cloves garlic, minced or crushed
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
1/3 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon white or black pepper

Instructions

Warm milk in a skillet just to simmer. Mix cornstarch with cold water to make a slurry. Add to skillet and stir. Bring to a boil to thicken, stirring often. When thickened, add sour cream, cream cheese, butter, garlic, Parmesan, and salt and pepper to taste. Cook at a slow simmer for about 10 minutes, stirring often. Add more salt and pepper to taste. Serve with cooked fettuccine or narrow noodles and top with cooked shrimp.

Gary Hancq, Port Byron



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