Creamy Garlic and Onion Spaghetti Recipe

Creamy Garlic and Onion Spaghetti Recipe

How To Make Creamy Garlic and Onion Spaghetti

Creamy, savory, and yet very simple, this spaghetti recipe has classic Italian flavors with garlic, butter, Chardonnay, cream, and Parmesan.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 6tbspbutter
  • 1tbspextra virgin olive oil
  • 3white onions,halved and thinly sliced
  • 8clovesgarlic,minced
  • 1tspwhite sugar
  • ½tspsalt
  • 12ozspaghetti
  • ½cupdry chardonnay
  • ¾cupheavy whipping cream
  • 2tbspparmesan cheese,grated
  • cracked black pepper,to taste


  1. Melt butter with olive oil in a saucepan over low heat. Stir onions, garlic, sugar, and salt into the hot butter and oil. Cover pan and cook until onions are soft and translucent, stirring occasionally, for about 20 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook spaghetti in the boiling water for about 7 minutes, stirring occasionally until cooked through but firm to the bite. Drain and keep warm.

  3. Pour Chardonnay into onion mixture and bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes until evaporated.

  4. Stir heavy cream into mixture and simmer for about 2 minutes until slightly thickened.

  5. Transfer spaghetti to a serving bowl and pour onion sauce over pasta; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and black pepper. Toss to coat.


  • Calories: 498.37kcal
  • Fat: 26.53g
  • Saturated Fat: 15.16g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.15g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.44g
  • Carbohydrates: 51.93g
  • Fiber: 3.11g
  • Sugar: 5.96g
  • Protein: 10.25g
  • Cholesterol: 73.39mg
  • Sodium: 257.01mg
  • Calcium: 97.42mg
  • Potassium: 283.95mg
  • Iron: 1.10mg
  • Vitamin A: 225.97µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.05mg
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