1package penne pastacooked according to package directions
1/2cupThinly sliced mushrooms
1block (8 oz.) cream cheesecut into chunks
1 1/2teaspoonsgarlic powder
1cupheavy whipping cream
8ozwedge Parmesan cheeseshredded
Salt and pepper to taste
Cut off the top of the bread. Use a spoon to scoop out the center of the bread. Set aside.
Cook Penne pasta, according to package directions. Drain the pasta.
Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Once melted, add in the chunked cream cheese and garlic powder. Stir with a whisk until smooth.
Add the whipping cream and chicken broth a little bit at a time, while whisking constantly. Bring to a low boil. When starting to boil reduce heat to medium-low and add the Parmesan cheese, salt & pepper. Simmer for 5-10 minutes until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally.
Add the drained pasta and sliced mushrooms. Stir until well blended.