Tomato Ricotta Penne Recipe

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


Submitted by selena34

Makes 4 servings



Perfect for olive lovers, this cheese-coated penne is sure to please. Goes great with chicken or fish

Recipe Ingredients for Tomato Ricotta Penne

2 cups dry macaroni
1 tsp olive oil
1 cup onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic
1 cup red pepper, chopped
3 tbsp black olives, pitted, chopped
1 tbsp pesto, sun-dried tomato
125 g cream cheese
125 ml Ricotta cheese
1 tbsp parsley, chopped

Recipe Directions for Tomato Ricotta Penne

  1. Combine water and salt in large saucepan. bring to a boil. Add pasta. boil, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until tender but firm. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup cooking water. Return pasta to same pot. Cover to keep warm.

  2. Heat olive oil in medium saucepan on medium. Add onion and garlic. Cook for 5 to 10 minutes, stirring often, until onion is softened.

  3. Add next 5 ingredients . cook for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until red pepper is tender-crisp.

  4. Mash cream cheese and ricotta cheese with fork in small bowl. Add t red pepper mixture. Heat and stir fro about 1 minute until heated through and creamy. Add reserved cooking water. Stir. Add to pasta. Toss until coated.

  5. Sprinkle with parsley. Makes about 4 cups.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 171.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
367
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.8g
27%
Saturated Fat
9.2g
46%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
46mg
15%
Sodium
228mg
9%
Potassium
274mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
39.3g
13%
Dietary Fiber
2.7g
11%
Sugars
3.8g
Protein
12.7g
Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 56%
Calcium 15% Iron 14%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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