Fast Creamy Tomato Penne


Great quick dish for working parents or anyone who is pressed for time. A family favorite.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • 1 (16 ounce) package penne pasta

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • ¼ large white onion, chopped

  • ½ large green bell pepper, finely chopped

  • 1 pound ground pork

  • 1 (16 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce

  • 1 cup sour cream


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

  2. Melt butter in a large heavy skillet over medium heat. Saute onion and bell pepper until soft, about 5 minutes. Add ground pork, and cook until evenly brown. Drain excess fat.

  3. In a large pot, heat spaghetti sauce until bubbling. Stir in pork mixture, pasta and sour cream. Cook until heated through, about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

913 Calories
40g Fat
101g Carbs
39g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 913
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 40g 51%
Saturated Fat 19g 93%
Cholesterol 116mg 39%
Sodium 595mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 101g 37%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 39g
Vitamin C 21mg 103%
Calcium 138mg 11%
Iron 5mg 29%
Potassium 981mg 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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