A simple one pot recipe that can be made in less than 30 minutes. Find more recipes like this one in the Year of Favorites Cookbook by Favorite Family Recipes.
In a large 5-6 quart skillet or stock pot, heat 2 Tablespoons butter over medium heat. Add garlic and cook for about 1 minute. Add chicken broth, milk, remaining 2 Tablespoons butter, noodles, salt, pepper, and basil. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Once boiling, reduce heat to a simmer; cook, stirring occasionally, for 16-20 minutes, or until noodles have cooked through.
Stir in Parmesan cheese when noodles are finished cooking. If needed, add addition milk until a desired consistency is reached.
If you want to add broccoli and/or chicken, stir it in 10 minutes into the simmering process.
One-Pot Cream Garlic Noodles recipe from the A Year of Favorites Cookbook.