Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato & Spinach Penne

Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato & Spinach Penne

Create this delicious creamy pasta recipe in less than thirty minutes!

20 min. prep time
4 servings
000 Ratings


8 ounces (2 1/3 cups) uncooked dried penne pasta
2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
4 ounces sliced Land O Lakes® Deli Swiss Cheese, quartered
1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed, well-drained
1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes in oil with herbs, drained, coarsely chopped
Chopped fresh parsley


Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain. Keep warm.

Melt butter in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat until sizzling; stir in flour, bouillon granules, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Add half & half; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 4-6 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil and thickens.

Remove from heat; stir in cheese until melted. Add cooked pasta, spinach and tomatoes; mix well. Cover; let stand 5 minutes.

To serve, spoon onto serving platter; sprinkle with parsley.

Recipe Tip

- Do not rinse pasta unless recipe specifically calls for it. Rinsing can thin sauces and cause them to slide off the pasta.

- Read more about this recipe on Recipe Buzz® Blog.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 480

Fat: 18g

Cholesterol: 45mg

Sodium: 530mg

Carbohydrates: 60g

Dietary Fiber: 5g

Protein: 21g

Recipe #12595©2003Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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