Spicy Penne Recipe

Looking for an easy Spicy Penne recipe? Learn how to make Spicy Penne using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by vfh8404

Makes 6 servings



Penne pasta with a spicy tomoatoe sauce.

Recipe Ingredients for Spicy Penne

16 oz penne pasta
28 oz whole tomatoes, undrained
2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon tomato paste (from 6-oz can)
1/2 cup freshly grated or shredded Parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for Spicy Penne

  1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Meanwhile, in food processor or blender, place tomatoes with juice. Cover; process until coarsely chopped.

  2. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook garlic, red pepper flakes and parsley in oil about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until garlic just begins to turn golden. Stir in chopped tomatoes and tomato paste. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened.

  3. Add pasta and 1/4 cup of the cheese to mixture in skillet. Cook about 3 minutes, tossing gently, until pasta is evenly coated. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 224.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
286
Calories from Fat
43
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.8g
7%
Saturated Fat
1.8g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
63mg
21%
Sodium
182mg
8%
Potassium
504mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
48.2g
16%
Dietary Fiber
1.9g
8%
Sugars
3.9g
Protein
13.2g
Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 33%
Calcium 12% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin C
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