Penne Recipes

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Chef John's Penne with Vodka Sauce

Rating: 4.73 stars
This is the incredibly easy and always popular vodka sauce. There are certain flavors in tomatoes that are only brought out if you introduce alcohol into the sauce.

Goat Cheese and Arugula over Penne

Rating: 4.52 stars
This is a quick, easy, and elegant dish. Serve as a main course with a good loaf of bread, or as a side dish.

Key West Penne

Rating: 4.53 stars
A deliciously rich medley of scallops, shrimp, artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes and pasta! Plus it's quick and easy!

Sloppy Joe Casserole

Rating: 4.32 stars
This is a great comfort food recipe that I love to make on a cold winter day. It is also a hit at our church's potluck dinners.

Salmon and Asparagus with Penne and Light Cream Sauce

Rating: 4.58 stars
This is a really good recipe if you like salmon and asparagus. Even if you are not an asparagus lover, the ingredients give the asparagus an amazing flavor. I have always loved my homemade alfredo sauce, but now I prefer this sauce to my alfredo.

Penne with Pancetta and Mushrooms

Rating: 4.63 stars
I threw this dish of penne pasta, pancetta bacon, and mushrooms together one afternoon for lunch.

Elegant Penne with Asparagus and Shrimp

Rating: 4.51 stars
This is a healthy, hearty, yet elegant recipe that is good enough for guests. It is also very easy and can be made with little notice. With low-carb pasta this can a good low-carb meal idea.

Tomato Basil Penne Pasta

Rating: 4.41 stars
A Mediterranean-style family staple.

Instant Pot® Creamy Lemon Chicken Pasta

This easy pasta dinner cooks together in one pot--your Instant Pot®! The recipe makes 8 servings, so is great for a crowd, or you can save the leftovers for lunches to eat over the following few days.

Creamy Smoked Salmon Pasta

Rating: 4.18 stars
This is a lighter version of pasta carbonara. For people who want the flavor but not the bacon, smoked salmon is the perfect substitute!

Peppered Shrimp Alfredo

Rating: 4.78 stars
Yummy shrimp in an Alfredo sauce, with portobello mushrooms and red peppers.

Inspiration and Ideas

Chicken Penne Italiano
Rating: Unrated
"Fussy daughter liked it! Woot, woot!" – PvR
Penne Pasta with Spinach and Bacon
Rating: Unrated
"This is a quick light meal. Wilted spinach, bacon and tomatoes are tossed with penne pasta. Good for any season and will complement anything." – Jean Tagliere

Creamy Pasta Bake with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil

Rating: 4.73 stars

One of my favorite midweek pasta bakes - my whole family loves it and there is not much prep. Once the pasta bake is in the oven, you can make a salad or set the table and then it's time to eat.