Penne Rosa

  • Servings: 4

Simple and delicious, this 20 minute meal is the perfect go-to recipe for a busy weeknight.


8 ozSan Giorgio® Penne Rigate
1 Tbspbutter
1 Tbspgarlic, minced
1 can(14 1/2 oz) diced tomatoes, drained
1 tspdried basil leaves
2/3 cupheavy cream
2 Tbspsgrated Parmesan cheese
salt and ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in medium skillet over medium heat, melt butter; add garlic. Cook 1 minute; do not brown.
  3. Drain tomatoes, reserving juice.  Add diced tomatoes with 1/4 cup reserved juice, basil, salt and pepper; heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes or until most liquid is reduced.
  4. Add cream; heat through on low heat 1 minute or until thickened.
  5. Toss hot pasta and sauce; sprinkle with cheese. Serve immediately.