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.

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

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

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

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