Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato & Spinach Penne

Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato & Spinach Penne
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Create this delicious creamy pasta recipe in less than thirty minutes!
20 min
Prep Time
25 min
Total Time
4 servings

Ingredients

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
1 1/2 cups
Land O Lakes® Fat Free Half & Half
4 ounces
sliced Land O Lakes® 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

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain. Keep warm.
  2. 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.
  3. Remove from heat; stir in cheese until melted. Add cooked pasta, spinach and tomatoes; mix well. Cover; let stand 5 minutes.
  4. To serve, spoon onto serving platter; sprinkle with parsley.

Recipe Tips

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

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
480
Cholesterol
45mg
Carbohydrates
60g
Protein
21g
Fat
18g
Sodium
530mg
Dietary Fiber
5g

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